Tom Cable: Love Him Or Hate Him, He Is The Oakland Raider Coach

September 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since being beaten by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl following the 2002 season the Raiders have struggled.  Struggled is not the proper word to describe how the Raiders have played but we will go with it.
Bill Callahan was the coach at the time and was fired the following season when the Raiders (clearly suffering the famed Superbowl hangover) went 4 and 12. 
Norv Turner got a shot for two seasons in which he went 9-23 collectively.  Then came Art Shell Part Dos, who won a meager two games.  Young, rebellious offensive genius Lane Kiffin came along and won a total of 5 games over a year and a half. 
That brings us to the present.  Currently the Head Coach is the often criticized Offensive line guru, Tom Cable.  He has had to earn every ounce of respect he has gotten.
Most wrote him off as band aid when he was appointed the mid season replacement during 2008. 
His on the field record isn’t really any bett...

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