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How the Raiders’ Zone Blocking Scheme Can Benefit Darren McFadden

By Lucas McMillan The Raiders hired offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and line coach Frank Pollack from Houston this offseason in the hopes of importing the famed zone blocking scheme to the Raiders’ O-line. That scheme, a finesse game that assigns linemen to clear an area of the field instead of sticking with just one man, […]

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 […]


The official new Oakland Raiders coaching staff, continuing to develop daily.             Head coach: Dennis Allen Offensive coordinator: Greg Knapp Running backs coach: Kelly Skipper Strength and conditioning coach: Al Miller Assistant strength and conditioning: John Greico Offensive Line coach: Frank Pollack Assistant Offensive Line coach: Steve Wisniewski Offensive Quality Control: Justin Griffith Defensive Quality Control: Eric Sanders   […]

Texans QB Coach Knapp the New Raiders OC

Houston Texans quarterbacks coach Greg Knapp is going to join Dennis Allen and he will be the new offensive coordinator for the Raiders. Knapp held the same position with the Raiders in 2007 and 2008. He also has previous NFL coordinator experience with San Francisco (2001 to 2003), Atlanta (2004 to 2006) and Seattle (2010). […]

Report Says Cable Set to Get Head Coaching Job

Al Davis has always been known for being an owner who tries to make the big splash, but that theory may be out the window. That comes with the news that it looks likely that Davis is going to stay with the man that got some two wins on the last two weeks of the […]

Offensive Coordinator Knapp Stripped of Play Calling Duties

The Raiders offense has been awful during parts of the 2008 season, and now the team is doing something about it, as offensive coordinator Greg Knapp has been stripped of the play calling duties according to the Oakland Tribune. Tom Cable, acting head coach, is taking over the duties, meaning that he is the third […]

Raiders Conclude Talks With Lofton

According to “Oakland Tribune” NFL writer Jerry McDonald, the Raiders concluded their day-long interview with former wide receiver James Lofton yesterday for an undisclosed position. Raiders senior executive John Herrera had no announcements other than to say the interview went well and there could be a resolution in the next day or so. Lofton, who was […]