Category: Dennis Allen

Dennis Allen Goes Through Growing Pains in First Season as Raiders Head Coach

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen didn't make a whole lot of noise in his first season with the team. The Raiders finished third in the AFC West with a 4-12 record, and Allen knows that kind of mark won't cut it. That said, he does seem to see some ...

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen Refuses to be Suckered Into a “Loser’s Mentality”

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Dennis Allen's Oakland Raiders are coming off their first shutout in 10 years, getting the Raiders back on track in an ugly victory over an even uglier opponent. But not all Raiders fans are likely thrilled with the victory over Kansas City, because what was technically a meaningless win might ...

Raiders Coach Dennis Allen Isn’t Overly Concerned With The 0-2 Start

Friday, September 21st, 2012

There were some thoughts out there that maybe the Oakland Raiders were a sleeper team to think about in the AFC. The West Division appeared to be a little bit up in the air and the Raiders brought back Carson Palmer, an improving group of receivers and dynamic running back ...

New Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen Is Excited About His Oakland Debut

Friday, September 7th, 2012

If you were to ask NFL fans outside of California who the Oakland Raiders head coach is this season, I’m not sure too many people would answer correctly that it is Dennis Allen. The entire world will get a taste of what Allen is all about in the Raiders opener. ...

Dennis Allen Is Having Fun Coaching The Raiders, Feels Rolando McClain Has Been Exceptional In Training Camp

Friday, August 17th, 2012

The Oakland Raiders suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys in a very boring and brutal first game of the preseason. Both teams looked sloppy offensively with the defenses controlling the pace. One area of improvement for Oakland was that they only committed 5 penalties in ...

Dennis Allen has ‘no reaction’ to the leaked Gregg Williams audio, stays mum in comments regarding Saints bounty scandal

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Respect comes from fear. These were the words uttered out by former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams the night before New Orleans would take on San Francisco in the NFC Divisional round in an audio file that has been leaked by documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon. In this four minute speech ...

Dennis Allen: “I’m excited about the fact that it’s really kind of a new beginning here with the Raiders.”

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

It was widely speculated that Reggie McKenzie would hire one of his former colleagues in Green Bay to be his first head coach in Oakland. McKenzie surprised many when he named Dennis Allen as Hue Jackson's replacement. Allen wants to let Raiders Nation know that there is plenty of talent on ...