The Oakland Raiders fired Head Coach Dennis Allen after an 0-4 start, and they have named former Miami Dolphins head coach and current Oakland offensive line coach Tony Sparano as the interim leader. However, this won’t change anything for the Silver & Black, as they still have an old and talent-bereft roster. What matters now is the plan for a permanent coach in 2015.
Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen has just eight wins in 35 games leading the Silver & Black. With the team’s Week Four matchup in London against the Miami Dolphins suddenly looking like a winnable game, it’s natural to ask if losing this one in front of an international audience will cost Allen his job with the team.
Commentators have a lot of air time to fill. And sometimes they say something stupid.
For an NFL team to be playoff caliber, it needs to win most of its games at home and find victory half the time on the road: the Raiders are winless this year away from the Coliseum.
Sure, the New York Giants started 0-6, but they’ve won their last two games now, and coming off a bye week, they’ll be ready to host Oakland.
Frank Caliendo tells the guys about his new podcast, which can be found on johnfrankandchuck.com., and jokes about Jon Gruden’s Manti Te’o interview.
Doni is back from his day off, and the show starts with Doni asking Slow Joe about meeting Sheryl Crow yesterday, apparently she was in town to do an interview with KNCI across the hall, […]
Frank talks about the show he did at Colusa Casino that Don went to, adding his Jon Gruden impersonation to his set, and getting bumped by ESPN two weeks in a row.
Despite the years of losing, the Raiders continue to be newsworthy for all the drama associated with this once storied franchise. Even after the passing of owner Al Davis, controversy surrounds the team. Following a fifth straight loss, head coach Dennis Allen abruptly left to be with his ailing father who passed away Monday night. Now rumors are swirling that former coach Jon Gruden may return to the Silver and Black..