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Daily Madden: Is Thursday Night Football Unfair To The Visiting Team?

The Indianapolis Colts are favored to beat the Texans in Houston Thursday night. But John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew he thinks the Colts are starting the game at a disadvantage.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/09/2014

Robert Blanton #36 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to take down Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half at Lambeau Field on October 2, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Packers defeat Vikings 42-10. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Vikings Vs. Packers Thursday Night Roundup

It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.

10/03/2014

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers passes against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on September 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Packers defeated the Bears 38-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jordy Nelson, Matt Asiata, Aaron Rodgers

These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.

10/02/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Beuerlein talks Vikings vs. Packers on Thursday Night Football

The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.

10/01/2014

Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings scrambles with the ball during the first quarter of the game against the Atlanta Falcons on September 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Minnesota Vikings Vs. Green Bay Packers

Will this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?

10/01/2014

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings Ban Running Back Adrian Peterson From All Team Activities While He Addresses Child Abuse Charges

This comes after the team faced heavy criticism for reinstating their star running back on Monday.

09/17/2014

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Raiders’ Road Just Gets Rougher With Trip To New England In Week 3

The Oakland Raiders are 0-2 with no relief in sight, as they travel to New England to take on the Patriots in Week Three. That’s not the remedy for what ails the Silver & Black, of course, so it could be an ugly week for the team. Be prepared, Oakland fans, for a disastrous road trip.

09/16/2014

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Raiders Defense Fails In Home Opener Against Texans

It was an ugly, ugly day for the Oakland Raiders in their 2014 home opener, as the offense couldn’t get anything going until late, and the defense did a Swiss cheese impression from the opening whistle.

09/15/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted For Alleged Child Abuse

Minnesota Vikings star player Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a grand jury charging him with reckless or negligent injury to a child, according to published reports.

09/12/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 27: Nick Roach #53, Lamarr Houston #99 and Mike Jenkins #21 of the Oakland Raiders celebrate after Jenkins intercepted the ball during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

6 NFL Teams That Could Be Worse Than The Raiders

National sportswriters don’t appear too bowled over by the Oakland Raider roster additions of NFL veterans LaMarr Woodley, Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and Maurice Jones-Drew. Pundits peg the Raiders as perhaps the worst team in the league, and ESPN has Head Coach Dennis Allen rated as the worst in the NFL. The Silver and Black also compete in a division where every other squad made the playoffs last year, prompting some to say they are already out of contention this season. Really? It may take everything breaking right for Raider Nation to make a playoff appearance, but surely there are teams with less upside than Oakland. Here are a few of the potential challengers for the NFL cellar.

08/26/2014

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