Posts Tagged ‘Lane Kiffin’

NFL Network remembers Al Davis

As the NFL mourns the passing of Raiders owner Al Davis on Saturday, here’s a look at the reaction of some of the guests who joined NFL Network to express their thoughts and opinion on the iconic football pioneer.

First and 10: Philly’s $100M man

Eagles coach Andy Reid and star quarterback Michael Vick will meet the press today to discuss Vick’s new six-year, $100 million contract, and what it means for the rest of Philadelphia’s “Dream Team.”

First and 10: Exit Irene, enter Giants-Jets

Rescheduled because of Hurricane Irene, tonight’s New York showdown between the Giants and Jets offers no shortage of subplots.

Pick Six: Coaches who should have stayed in school

You cannot blame Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh for considering a leap to the NFL. The allure of an NFL coaching gig can be very strong.

But sometimes the grass is not always greener, Jim. This is the kind of thinking that compelled McLean Stevenson to leave “M*A*S*H” to star in his own sitcom, “Hello, Larry”. Sometimes the best job is the one you don’t leave.

Sanctions against USC to be felt in NFL, too

Rivals of the University of Southern California football program already are having fun with the Trojans, who will receive NCAA sanctions.

Kiffin mum on NFL coaches who might join USC’s staff

Lane Kiffin‘s first USC staff will include his father, former Buccaneers defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, and possibly ex-Titans offensive coordinator Norm Chow. However, Kiffin will not say if any other assistant coaches with NFL ties or backgrounds will join the Trojans.

Kiffin’s hiring should save Raiders some money

Oakland welcomed the news that its former head coach Lane Kiffin landed the Tennessee coaching job. It saved the Raiders millions of dollars.

Skins signing of Hall came with Kiffin’s endorsement

As Washington debated signing former Raiders cornerback DeAngelo Hall, one of the coaches they consulted was former Oakland coach Lane Kiffin.

Raiders’ stats sink under Cable

Each Wednesday, the New York Times publishes some unique stats in The Fifth Down column. Two regarding the Raiders were attention grabbers.

Feud for thought? Not between Russell, Kiffin

Oakland owner Al Davis said in his press conference this week that former head coach Lane Kiffin did not want to draft QB JaMarcus Russell with the No. 1 pick last year. Paul Gutierrez of the Sacramento Bee reports that revelation was news to Russell.

Kiffin ready to go back to school

As he talked on Sirius Satellite Radio, Lane Kiffin sounded like a coach who for now is through with the NFL and is interested in going back to school.

Carroll responds to Davis’ 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.

Davis’ fangs appear in press conference

No 79-year-old man could hit as hard as Al Davis, who steamrolled, slammed, tarred and attacked his former coach Lane Kiffin.

Watch the Raiders press conference live!

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.

Kiffin fired

So much for anyone’s theory that Lane Kiffin might survive. The Raiders have done what many expected they would do all along — they fired Kiffin. The team will hold a 5 p.m. ET press conference.

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