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Minnesota Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - MAY 03: Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Cordarrelle Patterson Out To Prove He’s Worth The Steep Price The Vikings Paid

The Minnesota Vikings traded away four draft picks to move to select Cordarrelle Patterson in the first round. Patterson has already impressed the Vikings coaching staff with his learning ability, speed, size and athleticism. The former Tennessee Volunteer could play a few different roles for the Vikings as a rookie in 2013.

08/29/2013

Minnesota Vikings v San Francisco 49ers

Vikings Say Hit On Williams By 49ers’ Looney Was Dirty; NFL Disagrees

The NFL said San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Joe Looney would not face any discipline for the block in the third quarter of Sunday night’s preseason game.

08/28/2013

Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins warms up left handed before the start of a preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FedExField on August 19, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is RG III Ready To Play Again?

ESPN is reporting that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener against the Eagles September 9. If so, it would be his first game action since his right knee was surgically repaired following a serious injury at the end of last season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/28/2013

Vernon Davis, Jamarca Sanford, Erin Henderson, Chad Greenway

5 Things We Know From 49ers’ Win Over Vikings

A pair of NFC playoff contenders sure brought their physical, hard-hitting styles to a preseason matchup in late August. Here are five things we know after the 49ers’ win at Candlestick Park…

08/26/2013

Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick, 49ers Defense Strong In 34-14 Win

Colin Kaepernick looked strong in the 49ers’ 34-14 exhibition victory over the Vikings on Sunday night

08/25/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 24: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs upfield as Charlie Peprah #26 of the Green Bay Packers misses the tackle at Lambeau Field on October 24, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

49ers Will Have Close Eye On Wild Card Weekend, But Will Be Confident Regardless of Opponent

Although they have plenty of internal things to shore up before the take the field on January 12th, the 49ers will have a close eye on the two NFC match-ups this weekend. No team presents an easy match up moving forward, but it would benefit the 49ers for the Redskins and Vikings to emerge victorious.

01/05/2013

Minnesota Vikings 37 - Green Bay Packers 34

Madden’s Wildcard Preview: Can The Packers Stop Peterson?

The Packers lost to the Vikings in Minnesota Sunday. But the rematch in Saturday’s NFC wild card game is at Lambeau Field. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that the Packers will need more than home field advantage to win the game.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/04/2013

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Can Justin Smith Return For Playoffs?

49er star defensive lineman Justin Smith says he hopes to return for the playoffs in two weeks, despite a partially torn triceps muscle and a bone spur in his elbow. “I think that’s kind of […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/31/2012

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Adrian Peterson Is John’s MVP

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson led the way for the Vikings, and is John Madden’s season MVP.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/31/2012

Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers hovers over Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints after Brees was sacked in the third quarter of the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49er Defense Must Step Up In Smith’s Absence

The 49ers announced the injury to star defensive tackle Justin Smith is a partial triceps tear, casting serious doubt on his return for the playoffs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/28/2012

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