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Raiders hire Sparano as offensive line coach

Raiders hire Sparano as offensive line coach

The Oakland Raiders have hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano as their assistant head coach/offensive line.
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  • Reggie McKenzie decries interviews just to satisfy the Rooney R…

    Reggie McKenzie decries interviews just to satisfy the Rooney Rule

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie supports the Rooney Rule. But after an offseason in which every NFL team followed the letter of the Rooney Rule - interviewing at least one minority before hiring a head coach or G.M. - and yet no team hired a m
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  • Leading Off: Playing the Makeup Game

    Leading Off: Playing the Makeup Game

    nytimes.com Jan 23, 2013
    Olive branches were extended across the N.F.L. on Tuesday, but that's not to say there wasn't any feuding.
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  • Tim Brown, who claimed Bill Callahan sabotaged the Super Bowl, …

    Tim Brown, who claimed Bill Callahan sabotaged the Super Bowl, backs off comments one day later

    Former NFL great Tim Brown made one of the most baffling, hard to believe claims you'll ever hear - even in a post-Manti Te'o hoax world - on Tuesday when he suggested Raiders coach Bill Callahan sabotaged Super Bowl XXXVII. Well, given a day to think a…
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  • Manning to say 'Aloha' to new coach

    Manning to say 'Aloha' to new coach

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    Greg Knapp has bounced back pretty nicely since being fired as the Oakland Raiders’ offensive coordinator on Dec. 31. Last Friday, Knapp was hired as the Denver Broncos’ quarterback coach. He replaced Adam Gase, who was promoted to offensive coordinat
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  • Raiders willing to let Pryor compete for starting job

    Raiders willing to let Pryor compete for starting job

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    With Carson Palmer injured, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor got what appeared to be a throwaway start in the final game of the regular season. But it might have been a preview of coming attractions. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie told Alex M…
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  • Jamarcus Russell wants to make a comeback

    Jamarcus Russell wants to make a comeback

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Jamarcus Russell is hoping to make a return to the NFL. Seriously. Despite still weighing 308 pounds, the former first round pick believes he can make a return to the league. Russell has been working out for the last s…
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  • Video - Russell Attempting NFL Comeback 01:12

    Russell Attempting NFL Comeback

    Jan 23
    Adam Schefter discusses former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell's chances of returning to the NFL.
  • Video - Bill Callahan Responds To Allegations 08:32

    Bill Callahan Responds To Allegations

    Jan 23
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Bill Callahan's statement in response to Tim Brown's and Jerry Rice's allegations that the coach sabotaged the Raiders in their Super Bowl XXXVII loss.