Monday Night Football
Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers (6-4) will hope to find their way Monday night against the Washington Redskins (3-7), in an ESPN production airing on KPIX 5.
John Madden said officials should not have picked up the pass interference flag at the end of the Panthers-Patriots game Monday night, giving Carolina a 24-20 victory.
Wallace replaced Rodgers after he suffered a shoulder injury in the first quarter. The Bears beat the Packers 27-20, and Madden expects the Packers to continue to struggle without Rodgers, who could be out several weeks.
The Seahawks’ anemic offense almost cost them the game against the Rams in St. Louis Monday night. But Seattle escaped with a 14-9 win to stay one game ahead of the 49ers in the NFC West. “I was really disappointed in Seattle,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The Oakland A’s hit three home runs Monday to beat the Detroit Tigers and take a 2-1 lead in the Division Series. They can advance to the American League Championship Series with a win Tuesday afternoon.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III led the Washington Redskins back from a 14-0 deficit to defeat the Raiders 24-14 in Oakland Sunday, but John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew RG III is still not fully recovered from his knee injury and surgery last season.
On Monday night, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor got rocked while on a designed quarterback draw, left the game for evaluation and was ultimately diagnosed with a concussion. Come Tuesday morning, Pryor didn’t “remember much” about the loss.
Though overshadowed by another exceptional game from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor played well in a 37-21 Monday night loss. “He looks like he belongs there and the stage isn’t too big,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Oakland rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden has never played against Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He figures the two will become well-acquainted Monday night in Denver.
Seemingly every time an NFL or top college coaching job opens, the Jon Gruden rumors bubble up. Yet here he is starting his fifth season calling “Monday Night Football” games, under contract with ESPN through 2016.