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.
The San Francisco 49ers’ $1.2 billion home is 80 percent complete, with about half of the red seatbacks already installed in a lower bowl that will hold 45,000, or two-thirds of stadium capacity — the largest first level in the NFL.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
Former Cal star Marshawn Lynch got one of his more impressive handoffs of the season during Wednesday’s Super Bowl victory parade in downtown Seattle – a bottle of booze from one of the 700,000 fans in attendance.
A new professional football league is in the works. The A11FL plans to start playing spring football next year. Is there room for a second outdoor pro football league?
An estimated 700,000 Seattle Seahawks fans flooded the downtown area Wednesday for the team’s Super Bowl victory parade, but one observer stood out from the crowd – literally.
A YouTube video purporting to lay bare a conspiracy that the NFC Championship game between Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers was rigged in the Seahawks’ favor was gaining legions of viewers after being published this week.
The original suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last week. It claims the team was in “flagrant violation” of an array of state labor laws, including failing to pay the minimum wage.
QB Alex Smith returns to the San Francisco 49ers line-up for some golf action…
The Seattle Seahawks are the fourth youngest Super Bowl champions. Other young winners — the Steelers in 1974 and the 49ers in 1981 — went on to win multiple Super Bowls in subsequent years.John Madden says building a dynasty won’t be as easy for the Seahawks.