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Oakland Raiders: Mark Davis is on the clock

As Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen gets set to meet with Owner Mark Davis, some reports are emerging about a battle of assistant coaches and contracts. With Dennis Allen only having two years left on his contract, it doesn’t make sense to extend anyone beyond that time. But Mark just needs to let Reggie do the job he was hired for. As Mark Davis has stated many times, he knows what he knows and he knows what he doesn’t know. Hence the hiring of Reggie McKenzie to run the football operations and make the coaching/personnel decisions.  I don’t think Mark will pretend to be his father and force any coaching changes on Reggie or Dennis. Sure, he’ll have his opinion, as we all do, but part of his hiring of Reggie, is he gave him the call on the coaches. So he should do as Reggie recommends and then hold them to it.

If I was Mark, I would ask Reggie, is DA his guy, does he think he can lead us back to prominence. If Reggie says yes, then I would extend Dennis Allen contract a year and all assistants as much as they wanted up to the end of their deals thru 2016.  No need for the GM to have a contract a year longer than the coach, since it’s his guy. I would tell them, they are going to sink or swim together. Then I would tell them, Just Win Baby.

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  • Mike Mittleberger

    Exactly Right… Reggie came highly recommended by lots of folks. Including Madden n Parcels. With Cap space n Draft picks. Reggie should be able to bring in some help. 2 yrs n no improvement? Bye bye start over. Just an opinion. .

  • Stanley Carr

    Hell fucking no, fire everyone!!!

  • Ricky Bobby

    I see that you also pretend that the last 2 seasons don’t count. NEWS FLASH!! 8-24 THUS FAR!!

  • PJ

    First year is on DA, second year shame on you RM, but a third year? Shame on Mark! 8-24 should be the first clue. MD does not need to know football operations to know Ws from Ls and can look around the league and see HC being fired for less, from experienced GM and owners. Take a page frim the Al book and give the fans what they want or they will give you what you dont want!

  • tsmoove

    How do win football games when you do not have money,players or real draft picks now we do so we should let DA do his job with some money and draft picks

  • Jetlife510

    Dennis Allen is a fucking bitch! Hes a pussy and is wannabe head coach!!! Fuck him and he needs to leave! Good shit to pryors agent who told his ass off pussy!! Lame ass fucking kid

  • PJ

    I like your style bro! I could not have said it better myself.

  • PJ

    I have tip for you. I will write it in small words for you so you can understand. Go back to grade school, kay? Thems techums hows ta ryte..

  • PJ

    I agree with you here. RM has not exactly blown the competition out of the water with his pics the last 2 years. He was supposed to be one of the best talent scouts out there? I would not call our last 2 first round pics even in the same neighborhood. Bergstrom and DJ? How about Stupar? Bass? Wilson, Flynn and now Edwards? I would say thats a shut out and Madden and Parcells must not like Marky very much or have a warped sense of humor!?!?!? We are screwed if DA stays and RM does’nt pull his head out!