• Tim Brown suggests “sabotage” by Bill Callahan in Super Bowl XXXVII

    Summary of 28 articles · Updated Jan 23, 2013
    [Related: Tim Brown suggests Bill Callahan 'sabotaged' Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII] Tim Brown, one of if not the greatest Raiders WR of all-time, has made some serious headlines today, calling out former Raiders coach Bill Callahan over what he called was a “sabotage” of Super Bowl XXXVII between the Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tim Brown, one of if not the greatest Raiders WR of all-time, has made some serious headlines today, calling out former Raiders coach Bill Callahan over what he called was a “sabotage” of Super Bowl XXXVII between the Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said coach Bill Callahan may have sabotaged Oakland’s chances of winning Super Bowl XXXVII against Tampa Bay 10 years ago by changing the game plan two days before the game. Former Raiders coach Bill Callahan denied an accusation from former player Tim Brown and supported by another former player, Jerry Rice that he "sabotaged" the team's Super Bowl XXXVII chances against the Bucs by changing the game plan late in the preparation process. The hubbub over a game played a decade ago began Monday when Brown said on Sirius XM Radio that he believed Callahan altered the game plan because of his close ties to Gruden, the former Raiders coach who hired Callahan, and because Callahan hated the Raiders. Former Raiders fullback Jon Ritchie, a former analyst at ESPN, has confirmed that the Raiders' offensive approach in Super Bowl XXXVII differed from what the game plan that had been implemented. In his f
    • Former Raiders coach Callahan denies sabotaging Bucs Super Bowl

      Times wires Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Former Raiders coach Bill Callahan denied an accusation from former player Tim Brown - and supported by another former player, Jerry Rice - that he "sabotaged" the team's Super Bowl XXXVII chances against the Bu
      Source: tampabay.com
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      This is why it was so important for Bill Callahan to strike back. It is giving him a chance to see this stunning story to go away. Late Tuesday night, the former Oakland head coach -- whose ethics were put into question by former Oakland receiver Tim Br…
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      A weird story that has featured plenty of weird twists and turns now has another. The statement issued late Tuesday by Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan came not from the Cowboys.  Instead, the statement apparently was issued by Callahan’s ag
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    • A lawsuit from Callahan would be difficult, messy

      As the allegations of sabotage in Super Bowl XXXVII grew, it was only a matter of time before former Raiders coach Bill Callahan addressed them.  And address them he did, via a late-night statement suggesting that he has gotten himself lawyered up. By u…
    • A Pissed Off Bill Callahan Responds To Tim Brown And Jerry Rice

      Someone finally got around to telling Bill Callahan that two of his former players have accused him of throwing Super Bowl XXXVII, and he is not happy. Here's a statement that Callahan released via NFL.com in response to accusations by Tim Brown and Jer…
    • Callahan: 'Sabotage' allegations 'ludicrous'

      Former Oakland coach Bill Callahan has denied allegations made by two of his former players that he "sabotaged" the Raiders in their Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay 10 years ago.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Bill Callahan's Statement Denying Super Bowl 'Sabotage'

      The former Raiders coach said he was shocked and saddened by accusations from Tim Brown and Jerry Rice that he tried to lose the 2003 Super Bowl to Tampa Bay.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • 2002 Raiders coaches will face inevitable questions about Tim Brown’s accusations

      More and more Raiders players are chiming in on receiver Tim Brown’s accusation regarding former coach Bill Callahan’s motivation for switching the offensive game plan two days before the start of Super Bowl XXXVII. Eventually, members of the 2002 Rai
    • Former Raiders WR Rice backs WR Brown’s Super Bowl ’sabotage’ accusation

      Former Raiders wide receiver Jerry Rice just appeared on ESPN’s NFL Live show. During a phone interview, Rice backed fellow former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown’s accusation that coach Bill Callahan “sabotaged” the Raiders’ chances of winning

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