Will Al Davis Let His Coaches Coach in 2010?

July 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There has often been trouble for head coaches bringing their program to Raider Nation. Much of it is blamed on Raider owner Al Davis.
Many in the media say, "He mettles too much and will never get a respected coach to come to Oakland." Warren Sapp has been quoted as saying, "The Raiders will not change for the better until Al Davis doesn't own the team anymore."
Sapp didn't stop there. He said, "Al Davis knows football. It's just '70s and '80s fooball. He's thinking Cliff Branch is outside and Jim Plunkett is dropping back and you can throw it 80 yards down the field—deep ball, deep ball, deep ball."
Sapp even acused Davis of calling plays. He said "One of my teammates said, 'we're going deep on this play.' I said, how do you know? He said 'the phone just rang.'"
Sapp is right that Al Davis does know football. He is a genius and every genius or hero has tragic flaws.
Davis has an addict...

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