Found January 22, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Zack Crockett
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said in a recent radio interview that much of the blame for the Raiders' 48-21 loss to Tampa Bay in Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003, following the 2002 season, should go to head coach Bill Callahan, suggesting some of Callahan's decisions in the days leading up to the game seemed like sabotoge. "We get our game plan for victory on Monday, and the game plan says we're gonna run the ball," Brown said Saturday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, according to ProFootballTalk.com, which received a copy of the audio. "We averaged 340 [pounds] on the offensive line, they averaged 280 [on the defensive line]. We're all happy with that, everybody is excited. [We] tell Charlie Garner, 'Look, you're not gonna get too many carries, but at the end of the day we're gonna get a victory. Tyrone Wheatley, Zack Crockett, let's get ready to blow this thing up.'" Brown said Callahan then "blew this thing u...
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