The San Francisco 49ers play the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Sunday in a game featuring a former Stanford coach, Jim Harbaugh, and his star college quarterback, Andrew Luck. “Andrew Luck and that Colt offense, they can play,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
In a stunning early-season move, the Cleveland Browns traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts, a year after picking him in the first round.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly’s quick action, no-huddle offense kept the Washington Redskins off-balance in Philly’s 33-27 victory Monday night. “That was really fun to watch,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
ESPN is reporting that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener against the Eagles September 9. If so, it would be his first game action since his right knee was surgically repaired following a serious injury at the end of last season.
A new head coach, a new offense, a new team. Due to injuries to the team, wide receiver Damaris Johnson now has a new opportunity to step up to the spotlight.
New England Patriots quarterback and San Mateo native Tom Brady said Monday in a radio interview that he feels “better now” than he did when he was 27-years-old.
Andy Reid, now coach of the Kansas City Chiefs acknowledged that he tried “multiple” times to trade the San Francisco 49ers for Alex Smith while he was head coach with the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Stanford tight end Zach Ertz in the second round of the NFL draft. Ertz, a 6-foot-5, 249-pound All-American, was chosen Friday night with the 35th overall pick.
Coach Chip Kelly’s high-speed, no huddle offense is on display at the Philadelphia Eagles mini camp this month.
Nnamdi Asomugha apparently can’t choose between the NFL’s third-best defense and its worst. The 31-year-old Philadelphia Eagles castoff is “still torn between (the) 49ers and Saints,” NFL Network reported.