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Raiders Coach Dennis Allen Discusses The Future At The Combine

The Raiders have entered a new era, and the effort and the culture of the Oakland Raiders is in the beginning to undergo a major change.  The team still hasn’t reached the playoffs since 2002 and now its time for Coach Dennis Allen to de-emphasize the stopwatch train of thinking that has previously dominated the […]

Raiders: 2012 Coaching Staff Launches The New Era

The new Oakland Raiders era is in full swing, with general manager Reggie McKenzie and Head Coach Dennis Allen leading the team into a new and promising regime, dedicated to winning, discipline and the traditional commitment to excellence. The last three weeks both McKenzie and Allen have dedicated their attention on building the new Raiders […]

Al Saunders Will Remain with the Raiders as Assistant

Former offensive coordinator Al Saunders will remain on the Raiders coaching staff as a senior offensive assistant. The team announced Wednesday that Saunders will be on new coach Dennis Allen’s staff in 2012. Saunders was offensive coordinator under Hue Jackson last season. The Raiders had previously hired Greg Knapp to be offensive coordinator even though […]

Raiders Hire Al Saunders as New Offensive Coordinator

The Raiders have officially hired longtime NFL assistant Al Saunders as their offensive coordinator. The Raiders updated their coaching roster on their website Tuesday. The only newcomer on the list is Saunders, although there are still many other openings to fill, most notably defensive coordinator. Among the coaches from last season’s team no longer listed […]

Raiders Speaking to Al Saunders About Their OC Job

Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network reports that veteran coach Al Saunders is in Oakland today interviewing for the Raiders’ vacant offensive coordinator position. Saunders is widely expected to be offered the job. He spent 2010 as a “consultant” in Baltimore. Regardless of who the Raiders hire as OC, new head coach Hue Jackson will […]

Oakland Looking to Talk to Recently Fired Saunders

Now that former Skins offensive coordinator Al Saunders is out of a job, looks as if the Raiders want to speak to him about a position on the staff.  Now what position on the staff Saunders will interview for is a good question.  It could be as the teams new WR’s coach, a spot that […]