Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/23/13
Former Oakland Raiders head coach Bill Callahan, after hearing two of his former players claim he tried to tank a Super Bowl, denied the accusation Tuesday night. A day after news broke that former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown accused Callahan of sabotaging the team's chances in Super Bowl XXXVII against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and hours after Brown's then-teammate Jerry Brown backed the allegation, Callahan issued a statement that gave his side of the story. "I am shocked, saddened and outraged by Tim Brown's allegations and Jerry Rice's support of those allegations made through various media outlets over the last twenty four hours," wrote Callahan, who is now the Dallas Cowboys' offensive coordinator. "To leave no doubt, I categorically and unequivocally deny the sum and substance of their allegations. Like every game I ever coached on the professional or collegiate level, I endeavor to the best of my professional ability to position my team to win. To suggest otherwise, ...
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