Daily Madden: Should Roughing Calls Be Reviewed?
Daily Madden: Are Refs Throwing Too Many Flags?
Daily Madden: 49ers Can't Blame Refs For Second Half CollapseThe 49ers again fell apart in the second half of a game, letting the Arizona Cardinals overcome a 14-6 half time deficit to win 23-14. Some players and fans blamed the officials.
Daily Madden: Fewer Flags Will Benefit The SeahawksStatistics show fewer penalties are called in NFL playoff games than in regular season games.
Daily Madden: Hope For Aging AthletesIs 35 the new 25? A new study confirms that well-conditioned athletes will be able to lengthen their careers longer than ever before.
Rams Coach Agrees With 49ers' Harbaugh: Refs Goofed With Super Bowl No-Call St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said the Baltimore Ravens' Jimmy Smith should have been called for pass interference on Michael Crabtree during the San Francisco 49ers' final offensive play of Super Bowl XLVII.
Daily Madden: The Raiders Win UglyThe Oakland Raiders overcame a 14 point deficit to beat the Jaguars in overtime at the Coliseum Sunday. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew the Raiders win wasn't pretty, especially considering the Jaguars lost star running back Maurice Jones Drew and quarterback Blaine Gabbert to injury early in the game.
Daily Madden: Should Regular NFL Officials Take A Bow?The regular NFL officials returned to work Thursday night, and the fans gave them a warm welcome back before bestowing their loudest cheers upon the Baltimore Ravens, who never trailed in a 23-16 victory over the winless Cleveland Browns.
Daily Madden: NFL Referees Return; Lockout Effects To LingerThe sigh of relief will not erase three weeks of controversial calls, John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Daily Madden: Refs Dispute 'Throwing Manure' On Some Good FootballRepresentatives from the NFL and the officials union met through early Wednesday morning, but there was no word of a settlement in their contract dispute. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he expects the owners themselves to get more involved.
KCBS Sports Fans: 'Clueless in Seattle' Is NFL's WaterlooThe episode some are calling "Clueless in Seattle" makes it clear that the NFL's lost its battle with its referees. The lockout has to end, and it has to end soon.
Daily Madden: Falcons Defense Dominates As Manning, Refs StruggleThe Atlanta defense frustrated Denver QB Peyton Manning in the Falcons' 27-21 victory over the Broncos Monday night.