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Lane Kiffen Fired...

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Pick6TerenceNewman, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. Pick6TerenceNewman

    Pick6TerenceNewman Benched

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  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    No shocker
  3. Wrangler87

    Wrangler87 Active Member

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    He's probably relieved.

    He should have talked to Sean Peyton.
  4. Chief

    Chief "Friggin Joke Monkey"

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    I guess Al Davis decided that 8 months was long enough to let him wonder and look over his shoulder.

    Why would anyone want to work for that crazy old man?

    I almost feel sorry for Raiders fans.

    Nah, actually I don't feel sorry for them at all.

    :violin:
  5. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    The nfl should step in and help them fix the franchise.
  6. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Man, I am sooo glad I'm not a Raiders fan!
  7. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    an nfl bailout......
  8. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    Maybe they'll trade one of their starting receivers to Dallas? Anyone know their names?
  9. Duane

    Duane Active Member

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    Good for Lane, he gets paid and Al gets pissed.
  10. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Kiffen will have a job inside of a couple of weeks, I'd bet. If I were the Rams, I'd seriously look at Lane Kiffen.
  11. JRid21

    JRid21 Member

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    This is the best thing that could happen to Kiffin. He's a bright young coach who was doing a good job considering what he had going against him. Al Davis seriously needs to just go away, the Raiders will never be a winning franchise again until he does.
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    He'll go back to USC and win more games :D
  13. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I can not understand how anyone would actually take that position. They'd have to give me such an ungodly amount of money to work for that monkey in a track suit.
  14. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    :eek: Now that's a surprise...

    Put me down in the who cares category... The Raiders are a joke of a franchise.
  15. dbair1967

    dbair1967 Arch Defender

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    why? If an owner is stupid its his business. He owns it he can run it anyway he sees fit.
  16. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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    If Kiffen had quit, he would've forfeited something like 3 million which Al Davis owed him. In the end, he looks a lot smarter than the Cryptkeeper even though he's (temporarily) out of work.
  17. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    From PFT:

    Per Mortensen, Davis told Kiffin that he is terminating him without pay, and that Kiffin should not expect to receive the remaining money due him on his contract. It’s safe to assume Kiffin and his agent/lawyer will have something to say about that.

    John Clayton reported on ESPN that Kiffin is still owed $3.5 million.
  18. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Are you suggesting that they kill Al Davis?

    Not a bad start...............
  19. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    It's hard to believe anybody would take that HC job. That franchise is a farce.

    The only guy who might take it is Ryan, their DC.
  20. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    The league has no business telling the owners how to run their franchise.

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