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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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Jon Gruden Will Be Oakland's Top Choice To Replace Dennis Allen

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action. After last night's firing of Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen, the search to find a permanent replacement has begun. While there...
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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...
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Report: Raiders will look into hiring Jon Gruden

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the Oakland Raiders will look into hiring Jon Gruden now that Dennis Allen has been fired. “Of course, all eyes turn to Jon Gruden. We know he is close with Raiders owner Mark Davis,” Rapoport said Monday night. “That would be, from what I understand, the first look from the Oakland Raiders.” Of course Gruden has a history with...
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When will the Oakland Raiders find their own Chip Kelly?

It seems like almost every year, a new head coach takes over a mediocre team and turns their franchise around. Sean Payton. Andy Reid. Chip Kelly. But never the coach of the Oakland Raiders. Their head coaches’ collective record since the Super Bowl is an abysmal 53-127. Building a winning culture in Oakland is seemingly impossible. From dragging a coach away from his bed &...
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Raiders fire Dennis Allen over the phone; Jon Gruden their main guy

Dennis Allen’s tenure with the Oakland Raiders has come to an end, but he was fired over the phone. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per a source informed of the situation, that the Raiders fired the head coach over the phone. Oakland fell to 0-4 on Sunday after another embarrassing loss, this time […] The post Raiders fire Dennis Allen over the phone; Jon Gruden...
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Oakland Raiders fire head coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders were recently named as the franchise players least wanted to play for. I can list the reasons for them; an old stadium, no clear leadership and now, no head coach. The Raiders are 0-4 as their loss on Sunday to the Miami Dolphins 38-14 in London. Head coach Dennis Allen was told over the phone that he was fired. It probably seemed like a bit of deja vu...
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Oakland Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen After 0-4 Start

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action. The Oakland Raiders have let head coach Dennis Allen go following an 0-4 start this season.  With only 8 total wins in two seasons and...
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Breaking News: Oakland Raider Coach Dennis Allen Fired

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action.  Breaking News from late last night:Oakland Raider Head Coach, Dennis Allen was fired late last night by the team.  After a debacle in...
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Oakland Raiders Ax Dennis Allen

The first NFL coaching change has happened with Week 5 yet to begin. According to several news outlets, the Oakland Raiders gives head coach Dennis Allen the boot after a dreadful 0-4 start. Allen becomes the initial casualty after being trounced in London by the Miami Dolphins 38-14. Allen’s fate may have been sealed after […] The post Oakland Raiders Ax Dennis Allen appeared...
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To fire or not to fire: Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie

The Oakland Raiders are going to fire Dennis Allen, the only question is when. But what is not known is whether general manager Reggie McKenzie will share in his fate. The two are inextricably tied to each other since they were hired around the same time and hiring Allen was McKenzie’s first real move as a general manager. But at the same time, the two hold such different jobs...
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Dennis Allen Fired: A List Of Raiders Head Coaches

The Oakland Raiders will soon hire the franchise's 19th head coach in 55 years. Just lose (your job), baby.
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Raiders 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...
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Raiders Injury Update: Derek Carr suffers ankle, MCL sprain

Oakland Raiders starting quarterback and second round selection Derek Carr suffered a high ankle sprain and MCL sprain in the third quarter of last Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. This news comes just weeks after original starting quarterback Matt Schaub suffered an elbow injury early in the season. According to NFL.com, “Carr's knee was twisted at the end of a...
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Oakland Raiders Finally Fire Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen. The Raiders waited for the team to get back from England before making the announcement. The Raiders decided to fire their worst coach probably of all time, over the phone. Maybe because they didn’t want to deal with him crying. After 2+ years Dennis Allen went […] The post Oakland Raiders Finally Fire Dennis Allen appeared...
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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...
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Tony Sparano, Greg Olson, Al Saunders are candidates for Raiders interim coach

Dennis Allen was officially fired by the Oakland Raiders on Monday night, ending the least suspenseful 24-hour period of questions regarding his job status. The only problem with the firing was that it occurred three years too late. Now that Allen is out, the question is: who will be in? Rather, which unlucky soul will […]
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Week 5 – Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

Week 5 Byes – Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders. This week isn’t flooded with potent options, but there are a few players that are considered helpful in bolstering the depth of lineups. Jerick McKinnon – McKinnon ran wild vs. ATL for 135 Yards on 18 Attempts and caught 1 Reception for 17 Yards. It’s only […]
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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...
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Dennis Allen fired! Greg Olson might lead Oakland Raiders next

The Oakland Raiders have replaced their head coach. It happened sooner than we thought, and Dennis Allen was canned late Monday night. His replacement will be either OC Greg Olson or Assistant Head Coach Tony Sparano. The Oakland Raiders have a history of firing coaches four games in. See Lane Kiffin in 2008; Mike Shanahan in 1989. Here’s what CBS Sports Jason La Canfora, said...
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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, NFL.com’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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Raiders kept things classy, fired Dennis Allen over the phone

This is unprofessional, in my opinion. The #Raiders fired Dennis Allen tonight over the phone. Really. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 30, 2014 You’re telling me the Raiders couldn’t have fired Allen while he was at the team facility on Monday? Or even wait until Tuesday. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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Raiders fire Dennis Allen

Jason Whitney Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen has been fired by the team according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. On Sunday, there was a wave of commotion because AP writer Terry Collins had reported the Raiders terminated Allen, but quickly deleted the article. But now it appears imminent as the Raiders suffered an embarrassing 38-14 loss in London […] Sports-Kings - The Kings...
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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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Dennis Allen Has Reportedly Been Fired By The Oakland Raiders (For Real This Time)

His record as a head coach speaks for itself, so it’s no surprise that Dennis... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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