A curious story emerged this week from former Oakland Raiders WR Tim Brown regarding the Oakland Raiders appearance in Super Bowl XXXVII. Brown alleged, in a radio interview over the weekend that Raiders head coach sabotaged the Raiders appearance in the Super Bowl a decade ago against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jerry Rice supported the initial claims but several members of that team have not been as supportive of Brown’s comments.
Called to the carpet, Brown seems to be backtracking on his original statements. According to his statements this morning on the Dan Patrick Show, Brown said, “I have never said that he sabotaged the game.” Excuse me? That is exactly what Brown accused Callahan of doing over the weekend.
During the radio interview Brown had this weekend, he stated, “We all called it sabotage, because Callahan and Gruden were good friends”. Hmm.
Now, Brown is backing off his original claims. Why? Why did he even feel in the first place that he needed to interject himself i...