New York Jets
The New York Jets may be 5-7 on the year and looking dysfunctional again, but they’re still tough beat at home where the Oakland Raiders will travel this weekend for a Week 14 matchup.
Sometimes, you don’t need to be great to make the NFL postseason, and other times, a team just needs to sneak in to win the Super Bowl.
Some local “experts” had gone as far as to predict an 0-16 season for Oakland, so the Raiders aren’t so bad after all.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III ran 11 times for a season-high 84 yards in the Redskins 45-41 victory over Chicago Sunday. RG III also completed 18 of 29 passes for 298 yards and two touchdowns.
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.
In the latest match-up in what is becoming one of the NFL’s best rivalries, the San Francisco 49ers face the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field Sunday.
“It’s easy (to say) the Patriots will still be good because they got Bill Belichick coaching and Tom Brady quarterbacking,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The AFC East has been simply known as Tom Brady’s playground. A new defensive scheme installed by Defensive Coordinator Mike Pettine will help defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and his teammates prove to everyone that they won’t be pushed around anymore.
‘Johnny Football’ Manziel has been suspended for half a game by the NCAA after an investigation into reports that the Texas A&M quarterback had been paid to sign autographs. “That seemed like a funny disciplinary action,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew, noting that the team must be relieved it’s resolved.