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Gil Brandt thinks the Raiders wouldn't get much for McFadden
The former NFL executive, now with NFL.com talked about how impressed he's been with Dennis Allen in Oakland, and how he sees the 49ers so far at the bye
Dennis Allen says the Raiders will handle the Tarver situation
The Raiders Head Coach gave his thoughts on Terrelle Pryor's performance at home, the 2nd half issues on offense, and what he thinks about Jason Tarver's sideline frustration
Gary Pomerantz on the 'Immaculate Reception' game
The author who wrote about the 1970's Pittsburgh Steelers looks back to the 'Immacualte Reception' game against the Raiders, and the rivalry between the two teams
Trent Baalke discusses the 49ers at the trade deadline
The 49ers G.M. was in London for the game, and he talked about how the injured 49ers WR's are progressing, if they're looking to make moves by the trade deadline
Albert Breer doesn't see an NFL team in London anytime soon
The reporter from NFL.com explained how the league feels about putting a team in London full time, what other international markets are strong contenders for landing NFL teams, and how he's seen Terrelle Pryor grow in Oakland
Mark Mulder on the 1st two games of the World Series
The ESPN MLB analyst gave his thoughts on how game 2 changed the World Series, and how the switch to an NL stadium will impact the Red Sox
Jerry Rice: 49ers should "without a doubt" trade for a WR
The Hall of Famer talked about the change for the 49ers playing in London, which team feels like a Super Bowl ready team, and what he needs to see from Terrelle Pryor in the last 10 games for the Raiders
A.C. Green thinks the Warriors are a top 5 team
The 3x NBA champ gave his thoughts on how the Warriors will be this season, and why they remind him of the "Showtime" Lakers
Rod Woodson on how the 49ers can handle the London atmosphere
The NFL Hall of Famer is calling the 49ers-Jaguars game in London, and he gives his thoughts on the matchup, how Eric Reid has performed as a rookie, and how Terrelle Pryor has progressed for the Raiders
Keyshawn Johnson thinks Terrelle Pryor has a good future at QB
The former NFL WR and current analyst from ESPN gave his grade on Dennis Allen as a head Coach, what Pryor needs to improve on, and how Kaepernick has played for the 49ers this season
Mike Haynes discusses the Raiders-Steelers rivalry
The Hall of Fame DB from the Raiders talked about the matchup between the two teams, and the learning process for rookie CB D.J. Hayden
Bobby Evans explains how the Giants locked up Lincecum to a new deal
The Giants Assistant G.M. talked about how the Giants got a deal done with Tim Lincecum today, and why the team decided to sign him to the deal he got
Rich Gannon on how to prepare Pryor for the Steelers
The former Raiders QB and MVP talked about the Raiders matchup with the Steelers, how mobile QB's like Kaepernick and Pryor can excel in today's game, and playing NFL overseas
Warren Moon's thoughts on Kaepernick and Pryor
The football Hall of Famer also told the guys which QB he would want if a game was on the line, and looks at where both Bay Area QB's are at this point in their careers
Tom Flores says the Raiders need to get healthy now
The Raiders color commentator and former Head Coach discussed the Steelers-Raiders rivalry, and how the health of Pittsburgh could impact the game
Sage Rosenfels talks Josh Freeman in Minnesota
The former NFL QB talks about enjoying watching games at home, writing pieces for sports websites and the tough position Freeman is in midseason with the Vikings.
Sage Rosenfels talks Josh Freeman in Minnesota
The former NFL QB talks about enjoying watching games at home, writing pieces for sports websites and the tough position Freeman is in midseason with the Vikings.
Jim Trotter says I thought Pryor would not make it in the NFL
Jim Trotter, Sports Illustrated NFL writer joins Bucher and Towny talking about the current state of the NFL. We discuss 49ers, Raiders, and Reggie McKenzie and Greg Roman.
Kurt Warner says to allow Kaepernick to work his running game
Kurt Warner, former MVP QB and current NFL Network Analyst joins Bucher and Towny to talk about the current state of the NFL. We touch on Colts, Raiders, and 49ers.
Marcellus Wiley talks about how the injuries in the NFL can impact the 49ers and
Marcellus Wiley, former Pro Bowl Defensive Lineman and current ESPN NFL Analyst joins Bucher and Towny to talk about the sate of the NFL. We discuss injuries, Colts, 49ers, and Raiders.
Dennis Allen says it was a good bye week to rest up
Dennis Allen joins Bucher and Towny to talk about the current state of the Raiders on coming off the bye week. We discuss the current injuries, confidence in the team and Terrelle Pryor. He says there is still room for improvement and growth.
Trent Baalke discusses if Aldon Smith will play this season
The 49ers G.M. looks at the matchup with the Titans, the health of the team, and facing former 49er TE Delanie Walker
Delanie Walker on facing Willis & Bowman this weekend
The former 49ers TE, now with the Titans talked about facing his old team this weekend, and what he thinks of the issues with former teammate Aldon Smith
Mark Mulder thinks Lincecum should sign somewhere else
Our MLB analyst from ESPN looked at the 2013 LCS, and what kind of contract Tim Lincecum could get next season
Jerry Rice wants to add a solid WR to the 49ers
The G.O.A.T. talked about how to improve the 49ers after 6 weeks, and what he thinks of the owner's role in the NFL
Herm Edwards on the NFL in London & Thursday nights
"The Coach" also gave his take on what Terrelle Pryor brings to the Raiders, how he would handle the Aldon Smith situation, and the Jim Irsay comments on Peyton
Matt Maiocco: Aldon Smith could be back by...
Our 49ers insider from CSN Bay Area gave an update on when Aldon Smith could be back with the team, and some young players that are turning heads
Clark Judge says the Raiders "are on the right path"
The NFL writer from CBSSports.com said the Raiders have improved from where he saw them at the beginning of the season, and where he sees the 49ers ceiling this season
Dennis Allen: "Yesterday was a learning experience" for Pryor
The Raiders Head Coach looked at the progression of D.J. Hayden, trying to deal with injuries on the OL, and the performance of his young QB in Kansas City
Trent Baalke updates the Aldon Smith situation
The 49ers G.M. talked about recent roster moves with the team, when Mario Manningham could be back, and what the organization would feel about bring on Hard Knocks
Jed Lowrie: "realize all the good things that happened" this season
The A's shortstop is optimistic on next season for the Athletics, talked about the potential of him staying in Oakland, and what he's going to focus on this offseason
Mark Mulder on Bartolo's future with the A's
The former A's starter and ESPN MLB analyst tries to explain the A's issues with game 5, and some possible additions he would make in the offseason for the A's
Dan Straily's message to the A's fans
The A's young starter talked about the tough loss in the ALDS, his mindset this offseason, and what he wants to change going into the 2014 season
Ken Korach isn't surprised Sonny Gray is starting
The voice of the A's reacted to Bob Melvin's decision to start Sonny Gray in game 5, and what the call on Reddick's close play yesterday should have been
Joey Cora: A's should start Sonny Gray
The former MLB 2nd baseman and MLB Network analyst explained why the young A's starter should go in game 5, how they should attack Verlander, and who will go on to the ALCS
Matt Maiocco doesn't think Josh Gordon is a target for the 49ers
Our 49ers insider from CSN Bay Area also gave an expectation for when Mario Manningham and Michael Crabtree could be back practicing, and the possibility of Colin Kaepernick being more of a "game manager"
Dave Stewart is impressed with the young A's pitchers
The former A's pitcher discussed how Bob Melvin should manage the starting rotation the rest of the ALDS, how it can be for a pitcher throwing with short rest, and his World Series prediction
Art Howe thinks the A's will end it in Detroit
The former A's manager praised Sonny Gray's start on Saturday, and says the Tigers should throw Scherzer on short rest in game 4
Shooty Babitt says the A's bullpen is the key for their success
The A's analyst with CSN California looked at how Bob Melvin handled the pitching staff today, and how the A's can end the series in Detroit
Dennis Allen: "it was time to move on" from Flynn
The Raiders Head Coach talked about why the team released QB Matt Flynn, how Terrelle Pryor stepped up in last night's game, and what to expect next week against Kansas City
Trent Baalke on Donte Hitner & his fines
The 49ers G.M. discussed the Sunday night matchup against Houston, and if we can expect Patrick Willis back out there
Andy Van Slyke: the difference in the series is...
The former MLB outfielder & current coach with the Tigers looks at the matchup between the A's and Tigers, and what Detroit will use to stop the A's
Dave Henderson is ready for A's playoff baseball
The former A's CF talked about playing postseason baseball in Oakland, and what this year's squad is doing better than last year
Josh Donaldson likes the home field advantage
The A's 3B talked about starting the postseason at home, and how he's improved from last year's playoffs
Jerry Rice believes in Terrelle Pryor
The G.O.A.T. decides if the Raiders should bring in Josh Freeman, who the 49ers MVP of the season is so far, and how Colin Kaepernick can improve this season
Pat Yasinskas says Josh Freeman's likely landing spot is Oakalnd
The Tampa Bay Bucs insider from ESPN talked about what kind of player Josh Freeman is, and if the Raiders should be interested
Billy Beane looks ahead to the Tigers series
The A's G.M. gave an update on Cespedes' health, and how it will be for the A's to stop Miguel Cabrera
Jim Bowden thinks the A's are a real contender
The former MLB G.M. and radio host gave his defining moment from the A's season, and how he thinks the Giants will handle bringing back Lincecum
Rod Woodson on fines against defensive players in today's NFL
The Hall of Famer and former Raider & 49er talks about the Raiders placing Flynn at #3 on the depth chart, and how defensive players are vulnerable to fines with today's rules
Bobby Evans on possibly bringing back Timmy
The assistant G.M. for the Giants talked about the team's upcoming free agents, and why Hunter Pence was signed to his contract
Kirk Morrison on the Raiders' defense so far
The former Raiders LB talked about the Raiders QB situation, and how the defense has played through 4 games
Susan Slusser says the A's are on a mission
Our A's insider from the Chronicle gave an update on Cespedes, and looked at the difference between this year and last
George Seifert joins Bucher and Towny
The legendary George Seifert stopped by Bucher and Towny to talk about the state of Bay Area Football.
Shooty Babitt says Melvin has worked so hard this year.
Shooty Babitt from joins Bucher and Towny to talk about the state of the Athletics to talk about the playoffs coming up.
Matt Maiocco says Patrick Willis coming back is decent.
Matt Maiocco from CSN joins Bucher and Towny to talk about the state of the 49ers. We talk about the latest injuries and when Michael Crabtree will be back.
Brandon Belt on if they can top the Dodgers next season
The Giants 1B looked back on the 2013 campaign, and if Tim Lincecum could stay next season
Dennis Allen explains the big decisions from Sunday's game
The Raiders Head Coach weighed in on the crowd's reactions during the game, and the health of Pryor, McFadden, and Reece
Trent Baalke discusses last night's 49ers win against the Rams
Trent Baalke joined Bucher and Towny to discuss last night's 49ers victory.
Mark Mulder previews the A's as they head into the playoffs
Mark Mulder joined Bucher and Towny to preview the A's playoff run.
Jim Mastro on Kaepernick & the pistol offense
The former offensive coach for Colin Kaepernick at Nevada talked about the 49ers pistol offense and what he saw from them last night against the Rams
Vinny Ceratto previews week 4 of the NFL season
Vinny Ceratto joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 4 of the NFL season.
Jerry Rice previews the49ers/Rams game
Jerry Rice joined Bucher and Towny to preview tonight's 49ers/Rams game.
Takeo Spikes previews the 49ers Thursday night game
Takeo Spikes joined Bucher and Towny to give his thoughts on the 49ers struggles.
Billy Beane previews the A's postseason
Billy Beane joined Bucher and Towny to preview the A's playoff run.
Rich Aurillia thinks the Giants will want to bring back Timmy
The former Giants SS and current analyst for CSN discusses if Tim Lincecum will be back in SF, and how the team can contend again next year
Greg Amsinger gives his thoughts on the A's 2013 season
Greg Amsinger joined Bucher and Towny to give his thoughts on the A's 2013 season.
Rod Woodson previews week 4 for the 49ers and Raiders
Rod Woodson joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 4 of the NFL season.
Rich Gannon discusses the Raiders and 49ers week 3 losses
Rich Gannon joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the Raiders and 49ers losses in week 3.
Tom Jackson discusses the 49ers and Raiders following week 3
Tom Jackson joined Bucher and Towny to discuss week 3 of the NFL season.
Susan Slusser on the A's best playoff matchup
Our A's insider from the Chronicle talked about the A's focus throughout the rest of the regular season, and the A's pitching rotation
Gil Brandt discusses week 3 in the NFL
Gil Brandt joined Bucher and Towny to gives his thoughts on week 3 of the NFL season.
Brandon Belt discusses the Giants trip to NY
Brandon Belt joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the Giants road trip to New York.
Matt Maiocco discusses the state of the 49ers following week 3
Matt Maiocco joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the state of the 49ers.
Shooty Babitt on who starts game 1 for the A's in the ALDS
Our A's analyst from CSN looked at how Sonny Gray has progressed so far, and how the team should play in the rest of the regular season
Trent Baalke previews week 3 for the 49ers
Trent Baalke joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 for the 49ers.
Mark Mulder discusses the A's as they push towards the playoffs
Mark Mulder joined Bucher and Towny to talk A's as the season comes to an end.
Bruce Miller previews week 3 for the 49ers
Bruce Miller joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 for the 49ers.
Sonny Gray on a possible innings limit
The young A's pitcher talked about the potential to pitch in the postseason, and his thoughts on his 1st regular season
Jerry Rice previews week 3 for the 49ers and Raiders
Jerry Rice joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 of the NFL season.
Alex Boone previews week 3 against the Colts
Alex Boone joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 against the Colts.
Billy Beane discusses the A's as they close in on the playoffs
Billy Beane joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the A's as the season nears the end.
Mark Schlereth on how the Raiders can beat Denver
The former Denver Bronco and ESPN NFL analyst looked at the Raiders-Broncos matchup, and why the 49ers haven't run the ball well this season
Bob Nightengale discusses Lew Wolff's stadium comments
Bob Nightengale joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the recent comments by Lew Wolff.
Roger Craig previews week 3 for the 49ers
Roger Craig joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 for the 49ers.
Rod Woodson previews week 3 of the NFL season
Rod Woodson joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 of the NFL season.
Rich Gannon discusses the Raiders as they head into week three 1-1
Rich Gannon joined Bucher and Towny to preview week 3 for the Raiders.
Susan Slusser discusses the A's as they wrap up the regular season
Susan Slusser joined Bucher and Towny to preview tonight's A's game against the Angels.
Brandon Belt on the power of Hunter Pence
The Giants 1B talked about the performance of Hunter Pence, as well as the possibility of playing in the OF more next year
Brett Anderson on possibly starting in the postseason
The A's pitcher discussed his 2013 season as a whole, and the team's chances to clinch down the stretch
Herm Edwards discusses the Raiders win and the 49ers loss in week 2
Herm Edwards joined Bucher and Towny to give his thoughts on the Raiders and 49ers following week 2.
Shooty Babitt talks bay area baseball as the season closes
Shooty Babitt joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the A's and Giants as their season nears the end.
Matt Maiocco discusses the 49ers loss last night in Seattle
Matt Maiocco joined Bucher and Towny to give his thoughts on last nights 49ers loss to the Seahawks.
Dennis Allen with the latest on Tyvon Branch's injury
The Raiders Head Coach talked about the home opening win, and what the team needs to fix going forward
Trent Baalke on facing the Seahawks in Seattle
The 49ers GM talked about the big NFC West matchup, and reacted to the Anthony Dixon tweet
Chris Berman gives his thoughts on the read-option and if it's here to stay
Chris Berman joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the NFL.
Jerry Rice previews the 49ers/Seahawks matchup
Jerry Rice joined Bucher and Towny to give his thoughts on this weekend's game between the 49ers and Seahawks.
Sebastian Janikowski called in to defend his A's loyalty
Sebastian Janikowski called into Bucher and Towny to defend himself against the rumors that he roots for the A's to lose.
Billy Beane discusses the A's roadtrip against the Twins
Billy Beane joined Bucher and Towny to discuss the A's as the playoff race comes down the stretch.
Jimmy Johnson on if the 49ers can return to the Super Bowl
The former NFL & college coach also looked at the Seahawks and 49ers matchup, and Terrelle Pryor's future with the Raiders
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