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Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I'm not thinking about coaching'

Jon Gruden is the most high-profile name linked to the Oakland Raiders in the wake of the team’s decision to fire head coach Dennis Allen. If Gruden has any interest in the vacancy, he is keeping it to himself. During a chat with “Mike and Mike in the Morning” on Wednesday, Gruden joked that he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Raiders fired Dennis Allen over the phone

Rather than break the news to him on the long flight back from London, the Oakland Raiders must have had Dennis Allen thinking everything was ok despite losing their fourth straight game to start off the 2014 season. But he should have known… Four looks to be the magic number for Oakland as the team historically isn’t afraid to dump coaches after 4 games. Mike Shanahan got the...
Via Low Brow Sports
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Report: Jon Gruden really likes Derek Carr

One of the main things Jon Gruden wants if he does return to the NFL is a franchise quarterback. What’s really interesting is that he really likes Raiders rookie Derek Carr. Re: Jon Gruden/Raiders buzz, 2 things I've heard … 1) Franchise QB a pre-req if he coaches again. 2) He really likes Derek Carr. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 30, 2014 Raiders owner Mark...
Via Pro Football Zone
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Davis: Raiders head coaching job will be 'enticing'

In a league which currently has the Jacksonville Jaguars occupying space, the Oakland Raiders may... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Jon Gruden, Raiders headed for a reunion?

The Oakland Raiders have not had a winning season since 2002 and are still searching for a head coach who can help them return to the success they had in the early-2000s. Might they consider hiring the man who is responsible for those successful seasons as their next head coach? After firing Dennis Allen on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Sparano to step in as Raiders head coach

The Oakland Raiders will name Tony Sparano their temporary head coach during a press conference at 5 p.m. ET reported first by ESPN’s Jim Trotter. On Monday night, the Raiders fired head coach Dennis Allen following an embarrassing loss to the Miami Dolphins. Despite tweaking the roster in the off-season, the Raiders started the season with an 0-4 record. Allen’s career record...
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Jim Harbaugh to the Raiders?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports believes Jim Harbaugh could be an option for the Raiders this offseason as they look to find a new head coach. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jim Harbaugh to the Raiders? appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Raiders clearly didn’t have a plan after firing Dennis Allen

It looks like the Raiders fired former head coach Dennis Allen without a plan of actually who will be e interim  head coach for the remaining 12 weeks of the season. Don’t think interim coach is a big deal. It’s just a caretaker position. — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) September 30, 2014 But fact #Raiders didn’t have a plan in place before firing Allen is another...
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Could the Oakland Raiders be the worst sports organization ever the last 10 years?

Jason Whitney After firing their sixth coach in 10 years, the once proud Oakland Raiders have proved again to be one of the worst organizations in sports – if not the worst. At one time, the Raiders were one of the most successful franchises in all of sports. From 1967-2002 the Raiders won three Super Bowls, appeared in two […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports...
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Report: Raiders to target Jon Gruden as next head coach

The Oakland Raiders are in search of a new coach after firing Dennis Allen on Monday. The team will announce the interim coach on Tuesday, with offensive line coach Tony Sparano and offensive coordinator Greg Olson campaigning for the job. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport says after the season, the Raiders, who have lost an NFL-high 10 straight games and are 0-4 this season, will...
Via Sports-Glory
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Raiders reportedly expected to make a run at Jon Gruden

Tim Kawakami of Mercury News expects the Raiders to make a “hard run” at hiring Jon Gruden as their next head coach. Ian Rapoport also suggests that the Raiders were likely to set their sights on Gruden before targeting different “superstar” head coaching candidate. “Of course, all eyes turn to Jon Gruden. We know he is close with Raiders owner Mark Davis,” Rapoport...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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The Raiders need a fresh start

There was once a time when the Oakland Raiders were considered a model franchise. They seemed ahead of the curve when it came to hiring coaches and front office personnel. This led to extensive success over the course of multiple decades. Now with Al Davis gone and years removed from being relevant in the modern landscape of the NFL, these Raiders are a shell of their former selves...
Via Sportsnaut
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Did Dennis Allen lose the team when he benched Denarius Moore?

The Oakland Raiders had a lot of key names on the inactive list this past Sunday when they played the Miami Dolphins. Most of those names were expected to be inactive but there was one surprise. And it was a big surprise. Wide receiver Denarius Moore was a healthy scratch from the active roster. After being a starter in week one of the year, Moore found himself not even suiting up...
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Oakland Raiders’ biggest fear for Derek Carr comes true

The Oakland Raiders were demolished by the Miami Dolphins. There was hope that the trip to London against the struggling Fins would provide the Raiders a chance to get back on the right track and secure their first win of the year. Instead, they served as a stepping stone for the Dolphins to get themselves on track. And get back on track they did as the Fins were not forced to punt...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reporter tweets Raiders fired Dennis Allen, then deletes it

I’m not sure what a Dennis Allen is, but whatever it is, it reportedly could be fired this week. Associated Press reporter Terry Collins said on Twitter Sunday night that Allen has been fired by the Oakland Raiders and the announcement could come by Tuesday. Collins later deleted the tweet, causing some confusion. But there’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  1 Comment
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