On Allen, McKenzie


Raiders coach Dennis Allen is scheduled to be at the podium at 1:15 (ET). In the meantime, I got a chance to ask Broncos executive John Elway about Allen and Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson about Reggie McKenzie.

Elway on Allen: “I’m happy for Dennis. I think he’s going to be a great young coach. He’s very smart, a guy that is a good leader, and I’m happy for him. I’m sad that he’s in Oakland that we have to play him twice a year in our division because that’s how much I think of Dennis Allen. He’s a guy that I think is going to have success in this league.”

Thompson on McKenzie: “I think they got a gem. Reggie and I are really good friends so I’m really biased in my answer. This is a really good man, and the people there in that building, that organization, are going to appreciate the fact that he is a really good guy. He is part of that group of people that we have always patterned what we do after the training that we received from Ron Wolf. And I think that combination, plus that Ron has a history with the Oakland Raiders, that’s how he’ll go about it. And he’ll do a good job.”


Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer

  • RaiderRockstar

    Lin was good enough to beat the Lakers, but not the Heat!

  • guest123

    DKnight007 Says:
    February 24th, 2012 at 11:45 am
    291.Raider O Says:
    February 24th, 2012 at 11:43 am
    I heard good things about Alabama, but I never been there myself.

    Only good things about Bama, is that the real estate is dirt cheap….otherwise, living in the South full time is not recommended or advised.

    if you visit, you may think you want to escape ASAP. But if you lived there (I lived there 6 yrs) the place grows on you. you kinda start being like the local rednicks. it’s all cool.

  • Only good things about Bama, is that the real estate is dirt cheap….otherwise, living in the South full time is not recommended or advised.
    I love southern food.

  • raiderjhawk

    post 177, DMAC is a back up period.
    Holy Crap! This is the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard. 31 teams in the NFL wish they had DMC based on production when he’s healthy alone, period.

  • SilverAndBlackBleeder

    Mistic1 Tha Supavillain Says:
    February 24th, 2012 at 11:32 am
    if the knicks want to win, they better sit lin and start barron davis

    lin had his 15 minutes its over


    Can’t agree with ya there my dude. Though I was raised in KY; I’m actually a life-long Knick fan, and seeing what Lin brings to the table (which isn’t amazing, but works for us) and his savvy-ness off the pick and roll which is perfect with Antoni’s (No D) system; I like his chances a lot more than I like Baron’s. Now, was Baron better in his hey-day? By far. But today’s a new day. I live in SoCal now and have for the past half decade so I’ve seen the Baron the Clipps got from the W’s. He isn’t the same guy. He either doesn’t want to play the right way and isn’t fully engaged, or he wants to play the right way but his body won’t let him. Baron will be cool off the bench, and anything he gives the Knicks is a bonus 4real4real.

    The best thing for Baron to do now is share stories with fellow old head broke-down body buddy Mike Bibby on the bench on how the Pac-10 used to be a decent basketball conference. No, the Knicks aren’t going to win the East with Lin, but they wouldn’t with Baron either. That has a lot to do with Antoni (No D) coaching, and all the possessions they take off on defense, but that’s a different story. Lin will get ’em out the first round this year and Knick fans need to be content with that with our recent history. Miami makes a lot of guards look horrible; not just Lin. Baron was 0 for 8 last night too….

  • RaiderRockstar

    how did Jason Campbell go from Mercedes Lindsay to Jenny Montes?


    who is he gonna date when he goes to Cleveland next year?

    Vanessa Bayer ???

    Yvette Nicole Brown ???

  • RaiderRockstar

    new post

  • Just Fire Baby


    There is always New Mexico!!!!!

    Got a brand new, 2900 square foot home, in the nice “newer” part of town.


  • Lowdown_in_Beijing

    Ricky Waters
    Greene in Green Bay
    Cadillac Williams in Tampa.
    Kaufaman and Wheatley is the only dou I can remember…

    Seeing a whole lot solo players on that list without memorable backups.

    Bush walks and BigMac drafts Darnell Scott to fill the void.

  • What if bush signs with Diego or Denver?

  • DutchRaider77

    Yeah, problem is that the rates have jumped in the last few years (Hurricanes). That is the major complaint from her family.


    nah, bad info. the real buggaboo is the sink hole coverage.



  • ohioraider

    YoungAmerican Says:
    February 24th, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Matt Miller ‏ @nfldraftscout

    Dennis Allen says DL and LB will be priorities this offseason. #Raiders
    Yeah, no schit, and everybody on here is obsessed with DMAC and Bush, forgetting that this is a pretty good dilemma for any team to have.