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  1. Tony Sparano didnt produce enough to get job

    Bill Williamson

    Tony Sparano was bypassed as the Oakland Raiders' permanent head coach in favor of Jack Del Rio, and I think that was the right decision. Look, Sparano is a fine NFL man and he will find a job elsewhere quickly, likely staying as an offensive line...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  2. Tony Sparano interview could take Raiders search to next stage

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have now interviewed seven people for their head coaching job. The latest was Oakland interim coach Tony Sparano. He met with team officials Wednesday. Sparano is considered one of the favorites for the job. While more inter...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  3. Is this the Raiders' Magnificent Seven?

    Bill Williamson

    The Raiders are interviewing interim coach Tony Sparano on Wednesday as they close in on finishing their first round of interviews. Let's take a look at the seven candidates who have been reported to have interviews. DARRELL BEVELL, Seattle offens...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  4. Its Tony Sparano's time to interview

    Bill Williamson

    After interviewing four former NFL coaches and two of the hottest assistant coaches, the Oakland Raiders will interview interim coach Tony Sparano on Wednesday, the NFL Network reported. Sparano had been one of two candidates who the Raiders repor...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  5. Improving against blitz necessary for Derek Carr

    Bill Williamson

    As the Oakland Raiders head to the offseason, one of the primary goals of the offseason is continuing the progress made by rookie quarterback Derek Carr. Both Carr and interim coach Tony Sparano spoke Monday of Carr's need to learn from his rookie...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  6. Early thoughts on Raiders' coaching search

    Bill Williamson

    It is clear the Oakland Raiders are, at least partly, zoning in on a certain type of coach -- an experienced one. These are the reported coaches who will have an interview with the team: Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano, San Francisco tight ends...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  7. Tony Sparano looking for satisfaction on the road

    Bill Williamson

    One of the biggest problems for the Oakland Raiders has been the inability to play well on the road. The 3-13 Raiders went 0-9 (including a "home" game in London) away from Oakland this season. They are 2-23 away from home in the past three season...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  8. Tony Sparano, in bid to be Raiders coach, hangs hat on youth

    Bill Williamson

    Tony Sparano made a point to talk about the number of young players to contribute this season as he stumps to be the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders. "We have started to set a little bit of a standard here and has started to pave the road, ...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  9. Tony Sparano: Derek Carr has brought intangibles to Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    When the Oakland Raiders drafted Derek Carr with the fourth pick of the second round of the NFL draft, they thought they were taking an interesting player for the future. They had no clue that Carr would win the job over Matt Schaub, who the Raide...

    Blog | December 25, 2014
  10. Tony Sparano enjoys relationship with Mark Davis

    Bill Williamson

    Tony Sparano doesn't know what his future with the Oakland Raiders will be. But he is confident he will talk with owner Mark Davis about it. A day after leading the Raiders to their third win in his 11 games as their interim coach, Sparano said Mo...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  11. Young Raiders cornerbacks are impressing coaches

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano was happy with young cornerbacks TJ Carrie, DJ Hayden and Keith McGill in Oakland's win over Buffalo. Starters Carlos Rogers and Tarell Brown are out injured, and Carrie and Hayden could be in line to sta...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  12. Could Tony Sparano stay as Raiders' coach?

    Bill Williamson

    With one game remaining for the Oakland Raiders, one of the topics we will hear a lot about is the status of interim coach Tony Sparano. After Sparano raised his record to 3-8 -- he took over when the Raiders were 0-4 under fired coach Dennis Alle...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  13. No L.A. for now: What it means for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Friday, Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano spoke of the possibility of Sunday's home season finale against Buffalo being the team's final game in Oakland. That scenario became less likely now that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell informed th...

    Blog | December 20, 2014
  14. Tony Sparano touches on meaning of potential final home game in O...

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders and their home crowd always have a special bond on game day. On Sunday, the feeling could be even more emotional because the team's future in Oakland is still up in the air. It is not out of the realm of possibility that Sunday's ...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  15. Tony Sparano not pleased with physicality, fundamentals in loss

    Bill Williamson

    One of the calling cards of Tony Sparano's 10 games as the interim coach of the Oakland Raiders has been that he is usually highly complimentary of his team. However, Sparano was somewhat critical on Monday after the team's 31-13 loss at Kansas Ci...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  16. Raiders injury report: No change on Sio Moore

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders coach Tony Sparano said there was "no real change" change in the injury status of linebacker Sio Moore on Monday. Moore, a starting outside linebacker, missed Sunday's loss at Kansas City with a hip issue. The Raiders host the Buff...

    Blog | December 15, 2014