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Rashad Jennings carries the ball for the Raiders (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Running Back Shortage Hurting Raiders

The Raiders may have to go with a ground game by committee on the road against the New York Jets Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/06/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field following the Raiders 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Schedule Did Raiders Favors In 2013, But Team Couldn’t Capitalize

As the Oakland Raiders enter the final stretch of the 2013 season, a quick glance at their schedule shows some missed opportunities.

12/04/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 1: Geno Smith #7, Matt Simms #5 and Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets stand with New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg during their game against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium on December 1, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

The Mess That Is The Jets Still Dangerous At Home For A Weary Raiders Squad

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.

12/03/2013

HOUSTON, TX- NOVEMBER 17: Matthew McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders acknowledges the Raiders fan after the Raiders defeated the Houston Texans on November 17, 2013 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Raiders won 28 to 23.(Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

AFC Playoff Race Is A Mess: See How Raiders Can Still Make Playoffs

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.

11/20/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 03: An Oakland Raiders fan reacts to a play against the Philadelphia Eagles on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Beat Early-Season Expectations, Could Jump Ranks In Second Half

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.

11/06/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Chance At The Playoffs? Giants Vs. Jets

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.

10/31/2013

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Daily Madden: RGIII Looking Like Old Self

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/21/2013

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s Getting The Attention They Deserve

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/08/2013

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks over the defense at the line of scrimmage during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: SF Gets Edge In Seahawks-49ers Rivalry

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/13/2013

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws an incomplete pass during NFL game action as he is hit by Jerry Hughes #55 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 8, 2013 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Jury Still Out On New England Patriots

“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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/12/2013

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