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Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 and linebacker Malcolm Smith #53 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on September 15, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Problem With Thursday Night Football

The NFL is reportedly considering expanding the number of Thursday night games. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew it’s a bad idea.

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Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans walks on the field against the New England Patriots during the 2013 AFC Divisional Playoffs game at Gillette Stadium on January 13, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Facing Texans At The Right Time

The 2-2 Houston Texans visit Candlestick Sunday to face the 2-2 49ers. John Madden sees a 49ers victory in a close game.

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Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Michael Brockers #90 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 26, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Win In The Trenches

The 49ers dominated the Rams in St. Louis Thursday night, winning 35-11. Frank Gore ran for 153 yards, but John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew that performance obscures a bigger achievement.

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Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers is pushed out of bounds by Quintin Mikell #27 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 2, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Rams beat the 49ers 16-13 in overtime. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Thursday Night Means Sloppy Football

The struggling 49ers face the Rams in St. Louis Thursday night.

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Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on against the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: What’s Wrong With Kaepernick?

While noting the 49ers lost to two very good teams in the Seahawks and Colts the last two weeks, Madden said those games exposed another 49er weakness.

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Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 and linebacker Malcolm Smith #53 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on September 15, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Time For 49ers To Forget Last Sunday

Coming off an embarrassing loss to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night, the San Francisco 49ers face the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Sunday afternoon. “You don’t have a lot of time to pout,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

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Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks over the defense at the line of scrimmage during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: SF Gets Edge In Seahawks-49ers Rivalry

In the latest match-up in what is becoming one of the NFL’s best rivalries, the San Francisco 49ers face the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field Sunday.

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Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Surprising Seahawks Present Tough Test For 49ers

The road to a second straight NFC West title for the San Francisco 49ers doesn’t appear to be as wide open as once thought. A team poised to challenge them might be the surprising Seattle Seahawks.

10/18/2012

Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers prepares to snap the football against the Arizona Cardinals (Christian Peterson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Thursday Night’s Tale Of Two QBs

Quarterback Eli Manning completed 27 of 35 passes for 288 yards as the New York Giants dominated the Carolina Panthers in a 36-7 victory Thursday night.

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Top 10 Most Heated NFL Rivalries

Daily Madden: Don’t Count Out The Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles face the Seahawks in Seattle Thursday night in a match-up of two 4-7 teams whose fans expected better.

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