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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:08 am    Post subject: Reports: Raiders fire Knapp, Allen safe Reply with quote

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000119904/article/report-oakland-raiders-expected-to-fire-greg-knapp

From my perspective this is ideal, as Knapp has been nothing short of a disaster but I have seen flashes of good stuff from Allen. Team clearly is still playing for him (compared with Hue Jackson who appeared to have lost them towards the end of last year) and the D improved markedly the last 5 games of the year.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great move from Oakland, love it. Knapp was a disaster.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good move by the Raiders.

I never understood why Knapp was appointed as OC, his scheme never fitted the strengths of the Raiders offensive players.

Hopefully Allen could look to bring an experienced OC who can make more use of the talents they have on offense.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Going to miss that Knapp meme with the captions but this was a good move by Oakland.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If he gets another oc job in the nfl I would be shocked. Dude is and has always been a terrible oc. He made darren mcfadden look lke a flat out scrub this year
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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If he gets another oc job in the nfl I would be shocked. Dude is and has always been a terrible oc. He made darren mcfadden look lke a flat out scrub this year


I am still confused on how he managed to take DMAC out of the offensive equation.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Worst OC in the NFL. This will without a doubt be his last coordinating gig. Dennis Allen is a moron for hiring him.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I laughed when they hired him. Said it was terrible back then. They were bringing in an OC who ran a ZBS and a passing attack that didn't fit their offensive personnel and best offensive player. Was a ridiculously dumb move.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whoever hires Knapp as their OC... may god have mercy.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Who hired Did Reggie ok this or was he already there ?

Regardless, good move sacking Knapp and keeping Allen (for at least one more year).
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cutler06 wrote:
Who hired Did Reggie ok this or was he already there ?

Regardless, good move sacking Knapp and keeping Allen (for at least one more year).


Reggie let Allen hire his staff.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Knew it was a terrible move then, and he was a colossal disaster that could've cost Allen his job.
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Carson Palmer had his best season in years in that offense.
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Carson Palmer had his best season in years in that offense.

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