by Ryan Wilson
The Raiders have finally decided on a head coach, and it's the same guy who took over for Lane Kiffin midway through the 2008 season: Tom Cable. Not much of a mystery, really, other than Cable proclaiming that Oakland will give fans "a team you can be proud of every Sunday."
As MDS pointed out, it's hard to figure the Raiders becoming a great football team anytime soon, primarily because they've managed just 24 wins in the previous six seasons. The man responsible for the franchise's current predicament, owner Al Davis, is less optimistic than Cable about the promise 2009 might hold. From today's presser:
Al Davis Is Less Optimistic Than Tom Cable About Raiders' Chances originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Wed, 04 Feb 2009 21:35:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.