Many raised the question about who would want the Oakland Raiders head coaching job. At least one qualified candidate other than Tom Cable has stepped forward.
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On Wednesday night’s Inside the NFL, former Raiders executive Michael Lombardi esponded to the tampering allegations brought against the New England Patriots by the Raiders.
Despite Raiders owner Al Davis‘ claims that the Patriots tampered with wide receiver Randy Moss before they traded for him, Oakland never filed such charges with the NFL, according to a league official.
Needless to say, one of the first topics that came up at Mike Shanahan‘s Wednesday press conference was what happened at Al Davis‘ Tuesday press conference.
Al Davis had his say, and USC head coach Pete Carroll got his. After listening to Davis’ remarks about fired head coach Lane Kiffin on Tuesday, Carroll offered up some of his own.
No 79-year-old man could hit as hard as Al Davis, who steamrolled, slammed, tarred and attacked his former coach Lane Kiffin.
For those who want to watch Al Davis conduct the press conference in which he has fired Lane Kiffin, there is a simple way to do it.
Tune in to NFL.com. It will stream the Raiders presser live at 5 ET.
Now before anyone goes and has Lane Kiffin fired today, consider this.
There is a school of thought in the Raiders building that owner Al Davis will be keeping Kiffin and will use the press conference today to criticize the media for rumor mongering.
The Oakland Raiders will hold a “significant” news conference this afternoon, which currently is scheduled for 2 p.m. PT. Raiders owner Al Davis will be attending and speaking.
Please retrieve the blog item posted at this time last week. Please retrieve the blog item posted Monday. Please retrieve every item every item ever blogged on Raiders coach Lane Kiffin in the past year. Kiffin is safe. For another day. For another week. Again.
Despite almost daily speculation that his next day is his last day at the helm of the Raiders, coach Lane Kiffin said Monday he’s the coach until he hears otherwise from owner Al Davis.
The moment Raiders coach Lane Kiffin loses his next game, and that could be as early as Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, he is on the clock, a candidate to be fired at any moment.
Those on alert for what Al Davis will do with Kane Kiffin need to pay attention Tuesday. Tension in the building, according to those there, is high. Those there are nervously waiting to see if this is the day — Lane Kiffin’s last with the Raiders.