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Rich Gannon: Raiders’ personnel are “stealing” their checks from Mark Davis

Former Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon had some harsh things to say about his old team on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday after claiming that the people working in the personnel department are “stealing” their checks from owner Mark Davis. “People out in Oakland, in that building, players, coaches, front office, people in business, accounting — stealing,” Gannon said. “They...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL coaches already sitting on the hot seat

Well, that didn’t take long. The Oakland Raiders – being the Oakland Raiders – didn’t even make it past the quarter...
Via Athlon Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

The five stages of grief for a Raiders fan

The five stages of grief are denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance.  I think it’s safe to say that after a horrendous beat down in week four, Raider Nation is on stage four: depression.  The Oakland Raiders are now heading into their bye week with a record of 0-4.  The only other team in the league with an 0-4 record is the Jacksonville...
Via cover32 - Raiders
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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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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
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Raiders
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
3 days ago  |  1 Comment
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