Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is reportedly in Oakland to meet with Raiders management.
The Oakland Raiders have reportedly signed quarterback Matt Schaub in a trade with the Houston Texans. “(The Raiders) have to see if he’s really done and there’s no more gas in the tank, or if a change of scenery will bring him back to the old Matt Schaub,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
After a disappointing first day in the market, the Raiders Thursday signed two free agents, defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker LaMarr Woodley, both seen as top pass rushers in the NFL.
“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – NFL veterans Michael Vick, Champ Bailey and Devin Hester reportedly won’t be re-signed by their respective teams – the Eagles, the Broncos and the Bears. John Madden discounts rumors that Vick […]
Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end who publicly announced Sunday that he is gay, is projected as a mid-round NFL draft choice. John Madden said teams will begin evaluating Sam the same way. “Can he make your team, can he play for you, can he be a starter,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
There’s no post-season holiday for San Francisco 49ers coaches following the loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship game. “They usually get right to work,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel will enter the NFL draft with some analysts predicting he could be among the top three selected.
The 49ers and Chiefs have traded their former top draft pick wide receivers. AJ Jenkins is headed from Kansas City to San Francisco in exchange for Jon Baldwin. Viewed as underachievers, John Madden said the change of scenery might provide a boost for both of them.
There is a disappointing reality after the NFL draft every year. So many athletes with dreams of playing professional football don’t get drafted.