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Cable is coach when under contract

When is a coach not a coach?

When he’s working for free and not under contract.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 28th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 981 Comments »

D-coordinator candidates a mystery

It’s Day 27 on the seemingly inevitable march to Tom Cable as Raiders head coach, and while there have been hints, clues and confirmed interviews for that job and others, it’s been a veritable information void with regard to the replacement for Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator.

A few names have bubbled to the surface, only to be quickly shot down.
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Posted on Saturday, January 24th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 653 Comments »

Raiders losing the 100-yard war

As you watch Baltimore and Pittsburgh struggle to gain inches on the ground in today’s AFC championship game, keep in mind the Raiders, their search for a defensive coordinator to replace Rob Ryan, and the importance of a coach, philosophy and the right players to stop the run.
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Posted on Sunday, January 18th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 530 Comments »

Cable’s father passes away

Tom Cable has more on his mind than the expiration of his contract and his chances at becoming the head coach of the Raiders.

Last Thursday, the day after a four-hour interview with Al Davis to discuss the job, Cable’s father, Thomas Lee Cable Sr., died in Everett, Washington.
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Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 199 Comments »

Cable, Davis discuss job

On a day in which it was learned Tom Cable had his first substantive discussions with owner Al Davis regarding being the Raiders head coach in 2009, some of the assistant coaching staff is on the move in advance of the expiration of their contracts on Jan. 13.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 7th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 757 Comments »

O-line’s scheme, makeup depends on Cable

Fourth in a series evaluating the Raiders position by position as it begins it begins to prepare for the 2009 season.

Position group review: Offensive line
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Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 322 Comments »