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Raiders fire OC Knapp, three other assistants

Raiders fire OC Knapp, three other assistants

The Oakland Raiders have fired offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and three other assistants a day after finishing their 10th straight season without a playoff berth.
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  • Allen setting sights on 2013 and beyond

    Allen setting sights on 2013 and beyond

    insidebayarea.com Dec 31, 2012
    Raiders coach Dennis Allen survived the so-called Black Monday, the day NFL teams routinely jettison head coaches and general managers. Yet, as expected, someone had to pay for the team’s 4-12 season with their jobs. “I said this from the very beginni
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  • Change doesn't come easy for Raiders

    Change doesn't come easy for Raiders

    sfgate.com Dec 31, 2012
    Change doesn't come easy for Raiders The Raiders took a big step back in 2012. The team completed its dismal season in San Diego on Sunday, putting up a game fight but eventually falling 24-21 to the lowly Chargers. The Raiders finished the season with …
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smith; more Sn…

    Dec 31
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...
  • Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17

    Dec 31
    What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.
  • John Clayton's mailbag: Chuck the tuck rule

    Dec 31
    The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.