Raiders: Conspiracy Theories and Offseason Ramblings

May 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is my first article and it's basically a collection of general thoughts and observations from the offseason. I don't get very specific with the X's and O's —plenty of time for that later.
The position of Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders is a dance, the Al Davis tango. One must perform gracefully, yet decisively if they wish to continue. Gracefully meaning you must appease the boss and recognize his philosophical outlook on the game, never publicly appearing in opposition. And decisively meaning you must balance your duties to ownership with your duties to the players and assistant coaches—never allowing your leadership to appear compromised.
For the most part, Tom Cable has performed this dance admirably—bringing a cohesiveness and calm from the HC absent through all the years of losing. Yet despite mastering the dance, Tom Cable didn't have many wins to show for his work—so his job status was never secure.
And this is where Tom C...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments