Oakland Raiders Endure Week of Winning and Losing Popular Coach: Does It End?

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One week ago, the Oakland Raiders were looking at their last week of the 2010 football season. A fan of the Raiders could look at the season as one that got away and looking at the Kansas City game, might take some of the sting out of going 8-8.
As it was, someone forgot to tell Kansas City and the Chiefs that these Raiders were angry. They were cheated and they wanted something to mark this season.
After 60 minutes of football last Sunday, the Raiders went out on a high note, throttling the Chiefs in their own stadium, where they had previously not lost.
Matt Cassel was harassed to no end, to the point his coach elected to pull the quarterback before he really got hurt—but not before he threw two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown.
That evening, there were already messages floating on the airwaves, across the Internet that Tom Cable was slated to be let go.

Seriously? Why?
Here was a popular coach, a friend of the family, if you will. H...

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