Cable’s Demise In Oakland
Below, David White, of the the San Francisco Chronicle, recaps the developments that led to former Raiders coach Tom Cable’s demise, in Oakland.
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable looks on from the sideline against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 5, 2010 in San Diego, California. The Raiders defeated the Chargers 28-13.
Courtesy—David White—San Francisco Chronicle
First came accusations of workplace assault and domestic violence. Then came an allegation of girlfriend visits to the team hotel, along with multiple lawsuits.
Why did Raiders owner Al Davis fire head coach Tom Cable? He spent a half-hour counting the scandalous ways, all while new Raiders coach Hue Jackson and his family sat and watched the spectacle unfold at his introductory news conference Tuesday.