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Could Jon Gruden return to the Raiders?

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
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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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Oakland Raiders axe head coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders announced on Monday night that they had fired head coach Dennis Allen, capping off what was a bizarre twenty-four hour period in which Allen’s future with the team was in question. Allen’s tenure with the Raiders was filled with disappointment and far too many losses There was a report that surfaced on Sunday from the Associated Press that Allen, who was in...
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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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders to call Jon Gruden?

Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News asked Raiders owner Mark Davis last year if he would call Jon Gruden if they end up needing a new coach at some point. “I’ll never talk about what I’m doing in those respects. It’s such a competitive business, there’s no reason anyone should know what I’m thinking until I do it,” said Davis. Well now the Raiders need a new...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Oakland Raiders Fired Dennis Allen Over The Phone

The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen after only four games this season with the team. Allen was 8-and-28 in three season while leading the Raiders. He was fired Monday evening, which happened over the phone,’s Ian Rapoport reports. The #Raiders fired Dennis Allen tonight over the phone. Really. — Ian Rapoport […] The post Oakland Raiders Fired Dennis...
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Report: Raiders Fire Coach Dennis Allen Over the Phone

The Oakland Raiders have reportedly fired head coach Dennis Allen following Sunday’s embarrassing 38-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins in London. The #Raiders have fired coach Dennis Allen, source confirms (as @JayGlazer reported.) — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 30, 2014 According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Raiders actually fired him over the phone. The #Raiders fired...
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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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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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