Tom Cable’s 180-Degree March: Raiders Coach Must Wonder Where It Ends

July 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My, what a strange trip this has been for Tom Cable.
When Oakland was done destroying all remains from the 2006 disaster, they found Tom Cable, recently unemployed due to Jim Mora's departure from the Atlanta Falcons.
Placing him as the offensive line coach, it was Tom's job to watch over an inconsistent line with issues ranging from penalties to injuries. That is, until Lane Kiffin decided to rebel against the Rebel.
With a simple move, Lane Kiffin was gone and Tom Cable was given a chance to try the position out for the rest of 2008. Going 4-8 and tying a win over Jon Gruden helped, as the team won the last two games of that season.
As 2009 approached, Tom faced issues both off and on the field. There was the Randy Hanson fight in the preseason, which didn't get resolved by the District Attorney in October, followed by the Outside the Lines episode that revealed Tom's romantic and domestic history.
On the field, 2009 wa...

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