NFL training camp
Training camps are opening within the next week, and there are plenty of questions to be answered.
“You can’t start where you ended up last year,” Madden said. “It’s a new year. It’s a new team. It’s a new start.” Harbaugh told reporters the off-season is ‘like being in the comfort of the womb,’ and that the opening of training camp is like being born again.
John Madden can smell it. Football is in the air.
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan ordered players to run sprints following a 20-player brawl at training camp this week. “It’s stupid,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew. “They don’t even know what you do in a football training camp fight.”
John Madden toured several NFL training camps on the Madden Cruiser with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell before attending the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton over the weekend.
The Oakland A’s edged the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in 15 innings over five hours Monday night. Oakland reliever Jerry Blevins said the team shared a box of donuts from a fan just before the game-ending rally. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he wasn’t surprised the donuts came from the bullpen.
John Madden is watching a lot of Olympics coverage on the Madden Cruiser on his way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities in Canton, Ohio.
At this point it appears Alex Smith will again be the starting quarterback for the 49ers. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he doesn’t think draftee Colin Kaepernick is ready.