While Coach Madden was impressed that the sod held up at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, he wasn’t as taken with the 49ers performance on it despite their 21-17 win versus San Diego Chargers.
Matthew Stafford threw touchdown passes on his first two drives for Detroit before Matt McGloin threw a 19-yard TD pass to Brice Butler with 6 seconds to go to give the Oakland Raiders a 27-26 victory over the Lions in an exhibition game Friday night.
Football fans looking for more playing time for their favorite players might have to wait a bit more.
There are cheers on both sides of the Bay, now that exhibition football games are underway and fans can again root on the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers in preseason action.
The mayhem at Candlestick Park before, during and after the annual San Francisco 49ers/Oakland Raiders exhibition game may finally force ‘The Powers That Be’ to confront some uncomfortable truths.