With continuity and a better batch of players can Dennis Allen finally prove his worth?

Since 1960, the Oakland Raiders have had a total of 18 head coaches. There hasn’t been a lot of continuity in head coaches for the Raiders and in recent years, most coaches have only spent a year or two with the team before moving on. Is there a lot to be said for continuity in coaching? Or is it more a function of the talent that is present on the team that sets a winning team...
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Marshawn Lynch: Tom Cable Is My Kind Of Person Because He Punches People

Marshawn Lynch didn’t want to talk before the Super Bowl, but when he finally opened up, he delivered one of the most memorable quotes of the week. The Seattle Seahawks running back was asked about his assistant head coach and offensive line coach Tom Cable on Thursday, as Lynch met with the media for more than seven minutes — up from six minutes on Tuesday and Wednesday. Lynch...
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Cable not a candidate to replace Jim Schwartz with Lions

Reports surfaced Tuesday night about the Lions' interest in Seattle assistant head coach Tom Cable for their head coaching vacancy, but today there are reports denying he was ever a candidate. Welcome to the crazy, rumor-filled search for an NFL head coach. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday the Lions’ front office was doing background work on Cable and talked...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions not interested in Tom Cable

A report came out on Tuesday that the Lions want to interview Tom Cable for their head coaching vacancy. According to Tim Twentyman of,  the Lions aren’t interested in Cable. I've been told by a source the Lions do not have interest in Seattle's Tom Cable as a head coaching candidate. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 1, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? ...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions coaching search pointing to Tom Cable, Jim Caldwell and Lovie Smith

The Lions coaching search is beginning to take shape after the firing of Jim Schwartz this past Monday. Since then, three candidates names have emerged as potential replacements to take over the team in 2014. First is Seattle assistant and former Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable who according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press has garnered some interest by the Lions. I...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions have ‘Interest’ in Seattle’s Tom Cable for Head Coach Position

It’s early in the search and numerous names will pop up over the next few weeks as the Lions do their due diligence. I hear the Lions have interest in Seahawks assistant head coach Tom Cable for their HC position. Would add a power element to Lions offense. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) December 31, 2013 […]
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Raiders assistant guilty in attack

A former Oakland Raiders assistant coach is facing up to four years in state prison after being convicted of striking a man with a beer bottle outside a California bar. The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported Monday that jurors found Randy Hanson guilty of felony battery and misdemeanor assault. Hanson is best known for alleging in 2009 that then-Raiders head coach Tom Cable broke...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Cable Recieves A Naughty Christmas Present From His Offensive Line

Offensive lineman are giving and receiving some odd gifts this Christmas season. Example: Arian Foster gave his linemen Segway scooters — a departure from the common steak dinners and gold watches. Today, Seattle Seahawks tackle Russell Okung tweeted a photo of a gift to offensive line coach Tom Cable. Looks like there’s potential for a naughty Christmas in the Cable household...
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders bring back Greg Knapp as OC

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen has made the first hire for his staff, bringing back Greg Knapp as the team's offensive coordinator. The Raiders announced Knapp's hiring Wednesday. Knapp spent the past two seasons as quarterbacks coach in Houston but was coordinator in Oakland for two years under Lane Kiffin and Tom Cable. Knapp has 17 years of experience as an NFL assistant...
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February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

JaMarcus Russell Says Sleep Apnea, Tom Cable Contributed to Failure with Raiders

America’s favorite NFL draft bust is back and with better excuses than ever.  The same JaMarcus Russell who has been accused of binge eating, had his jersey burned by Oakland Raiders fans, and had his own life coach throw in the towel on him sat down for an interview recently with Sports Illustrated.  As expected, [...]
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October 25, 2011  |  Discuss

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