Former NFL head coach and current Oakland Raiders assistant coach Tony Sparano has been named the interim head coach of the Raiders, according to a team press release.
For years, Raiders fans have watched anxiously as Raider home games approached, wondering if the team would sell enough home tickets to broadcast games in the Bay Area, but it looks like that waiting game may now be over.
Those of you hoping that Jon Gruden is going to abandon his announcing gig to return to a Raiders club playing the worst football in the National Football League are out of your minds. The only way Gruden would ever get back into the game is with full control of his roster, and a hands off approach is not exactly what the Raiders are known for. Dennis Allen is just the latest coach held accountable the failings of the entire organization.
Dennis Allen never stood a chance. He was doomed the moment he put his John Hancock on the dotted line.
The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen, CBS Sports confirmed Monday night. Allen went 8-28 in more than two seasons with the Raiders.
Ryan Tannehill threw for 278 yards and 2 touchdowns Sunday, leading the Dolphins to a 38-14 victory over the Raiders.
The Oakland Raiders defense needs all the help it can get every game, so when three linebackers could possibly miss the next contest, it’s something to be concerned about for the team. Heading into Sunday’s Wembley Stadium matchup against the Miami Dolphins, the Silver & Black also will be without backup quarterback Matt Schaub.
The odds makers have the 1-2 Dolphins as a slight favorite to beat the winless Raiders in London Sunday.
Move over Sir Francis Drake, a new band of marauders is looking to stake it’s claim in London. The (0-3) Raiders face the (1-2) Dolphins Sunday at Wembly stadium. Here’s a look at how #NFL London looks in Silver & Black.
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.