• Raiders fire P.R. director Gilbert

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Jun 4, 2013
    • Gilbert firing suggests McKenzie’s power is limited

      Raiders fans correctly have pointed out that the decision by owner Mark Davis to fire P.R. director Zak Gilbert has no connection to the team’s performance on the field. Still, Gilbert was hired not by Davis but by G.M. Reggie McKenzie, who supposedly h
    • Raiders confirm Gilbert’s departure

      The Raiders issued the following statement Sunday night: The Raiders would like to thank Zak Gilbert for his service to the organization over the past year. The team appreciates Zak’s efforts to foster strong relationships with coaches, players, club pe
    • Gilbert takes high road in response to his termination

      Raiders owner Mark Davis has decided to fire the team’s P.R. director, a year after new G.M. Reggie McKenzie hired him. Gilbert, in response to a move that many in the NFL media are criticizing, has opted for the high road. Here’s his statement, which
    • Report: Raiders fire PR man after critical story

      The Oakland Raiders fired public relations director Zak Gilbert after just one season with the team on Saturday, reportedly due to a story published by Sports Illustrated in April.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Oakland Fired Its P.R. Man Because Mark Davis Is His Father's Son

      The Oakland Raiders fired their P.R. director, Zak Gilbert, Saturday because team owner Mark Davis did not like an article in Sports Illustrated that recapped Oakland's fourth 4-12 finish in the past 10 years. Davis felt the article reflected poorly on …
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Raiders fire public relations director Zak Gilbert

      For the second time in less than a month, a top executive with the Oakland Raiders is on the way out as Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that owner Mark Davis has fired public relations director Zak Gilbert. According to Tafur, Davis was…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Raiders fire P.R. director, Mark Davis squanders benefit of the doubt

    I don’t say this very often, though it happens far more often than I say it. I was wrong. And here’s something I say even less frequently: Mike Silver was right. Rewind to January 2012. Silver, a good friend of the site and a well-respected figure in

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