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Dennis Allen

Born: September 22, 1972 (age 48)

Hometown: Hurst, Texas
Nationality: United States American

Role: Manager
Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders watches on from the sidelines during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012
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Sports Mole has 88 articles about Dennis Allen. Articles 1 to 40:
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Result: Houston Texans tame struggling New Orleans Saints
The Houston Texans become the first side in 10 years to prevent the New Orleans Saints from scoring a touchdown on their way to a 24-10 victory at NRG Stadium.
Nov 29, 21:01
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Half-Time Report: Houston Texans lead toothless New Orleans Saints
The Houston Texans take a 14-6 lead into the halfway stage of their NFL clash with the struggling New Orleans Saints.
Nov 29, 19:29
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Rob Ryan fired by New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton confirms the sacking of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
Nov 17, 04:42
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New Orleans Saints hire Dennis Allen
Dennis Allen joins the New Orleans Saints as the franchise's senior defensive assistant to work alongside Rob Ryan.
Jan 20, 17:17
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Oakland Raiders hire Jack Del Rio as head coach
The Oakland Raiders announce that they have hired Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach.
Jan 15, 18:47
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Derek Carr praises Tony Sparano's coaching
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr insists that interim head coach Tony Sparano is the team's leader.
Dec 18, 16:35
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Oakland Raiders fire Dennis Allen
The Oakland Raiders fire Dennis Allen after he is unable to avoid falling to the second-worst win percentage in the NFL since taking charge of the franchise.
Sep 30, 19:16
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Joe Philbin: Wembley experience was "tremendous"
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin praises Wembley Stadium and the experience of the International Series as his side defeated the Oakland Raiders in their NFL clash.
Sep 29, 04:07
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Dennis Allen: 'Players have not lost faith'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen insists that his players still believe in his system despite their heavy defeat to the Miami Dolphins at Wembley.
Sep 29, 03:16
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Live Commentary: Miami Dolphins 38-14 Oakland Raiders - as it happened
Relive the opening game of the 2014 NFL International Series at Wembley as the Miami Dolphins cruise to a 38-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders.
Sep 28, 17:29
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NFL 2014: Brit watch
Sports Mole looks at some of the British players set to feature in the NFL this season.
Sep 7, 12:02
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NFL Season Preview: AFC West
Sports Mole previews the 2014 NFL season for teams in the AFC West.
Sep 7, 06:08
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Derek Carr named Oakland Raiders starting quarterback
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen reveals that rookie Derek Carr will be their starting quarterback after showing maturity "beyond his years" this summer.
Sep 2, 21:57
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Report: Oakland Raiders name Derek Carr as starter
A report suggests that the Oakland Raiders have named Derek Carr as their starting quarterback for the 2014, replacing veteran Matt Schaub.
Sep 1, 23:40
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NFL roundup: Seattle Seahawks sign off pre-season with defeat
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Thursday night's NFL pre-season games.
Aug 29, 21:42
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Matt Schaub: 'We have to improve'
Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub is adamant that his side have to improve in the passing game before their regular-season opener on September 7.
Aug 24, 00:59
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Dennis Allen: 'Struggles not all down to Matt Schaub'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen is adamant that his side's poor form in the passing game is not all down to quarterback Matt Schaub.
Aug 23, 23:30
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Pat Sims overwhelmed by Khalil Mack ability
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Pat Sims reveals that he has been very impressed with what he has seen from rookie linebacker Khalil Mack so far from his side's practices.
Jun 30, 22:48
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Dennis Allen: 'We're loading Khalil Mack up with information'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen reveals that he and his coaches are loading rookie linebacker Khalil Mack up with information to ready him for his rookie season.
Jun 22, 19:53
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Dennis Allen: 'Khalil Mack will have an impact in 2014'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen believes that number five overall Draft pick Khalil Mack will "have an impact" on the team next season.
May 9, 22:51
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Dennis Allen: 'Matt Schaub on par with Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen feels that quarterback Matt Schaub is at the same level of quality as divisional rivals Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers.
Mar 26, 00:09
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Dennis Allen: 'Matt Schaub is our starter next season'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen admits that Matt Schaub will be his side's starting quarterback next season following his move from the Houston Texans.
Mar 22, 23:15
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End of season review: Oakland Raiders
Sports Mole takes a look back at the 2013 season of the Oakland Raiders.
Mar 12, 08:20
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Dennis Allen: 'Charles Woodson has plenty left to give'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen feels that Charles Woodson has plenty left in the tank for another NFL season despite his advancing years.
Feb 25, 01:02
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Taiwan Jones agrees three-year deal with Oakland Raiders
Cornerback Taiwan Jones agrees a new three-year deal with the Oakland Raiders to stay with the club until the 2017 season.
Feb 24, 22:03
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Dennis Allen to remain Oakland Raiders coach
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis insists that Dennis Allen will still be the head coach of the team next season, despite a second consecutive 4-12 campaign.
Jan 8, 09:13
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Dennis Allen "fully expects" to keep job
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen "fully expects" to be in charge of the team at the start of next season.
Dec 30, 12:59
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Dennis Allen: 'Taiwan Jones is one of NFL's best special teams players'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen believes that cornerback Taiwan Jones is one of the best special teams players in the NFL.
Dec 22, 11:53
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Andy Reid: 'Oakland Raiders are still playing well'
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid believes that his side are in for a tough task against division rivals the Oakland Raiders in their clash on Sunday.
Dec 15, 00:20
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Terrelle Pryor accepts benching
Terrelle Pryor accepts coach Dennis Allen's decision to leave him on the bench in the last month.
Dec 14, 12:10
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Dennis Allen silent on future with Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen admits that he is not concerned about his future with the club.
Dec 11, 01:57
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Dennis Allen: 'We must keep standards high'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen admits that his side have to keep their standards high until the end of the season despite their hopes of reaching the post-season being all but over.
Dec 4, 11:39
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Dennis Allen wants to see more of quarterback Terrelle Pryor
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor will get more opportunities when he returns from injury, according to his coach Dennis Allen.
Dec 1, 10:01
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Dennis Allen uncommitted on Oakland Raiders long-term QB future
Dennis Allen thinks the final week's of the NFL season "will be instrumental" in allowing the Oakland Raiders to decide if they have their quarterback for next year already in their ranks.
Nov 30, 10:16
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Live Commentary: Oakland Raiders 24-31 Dallas Cowboys - as it happened
Check out Sports Mole to see how all the action from the NFL Thanksgiving Day clash between the Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders unfolded.
Nov 28, 21:00
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Dennis Allen wary of "smart quarterback" Tony Romo
Dennis Allen says that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo "is as good as anybody" at extending and making plays down the field.
Nov 28, 10:27
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Darren McFadden set for Oakland Raiders return
Dennis Allen says that Darren McFadden will have to split carries with Rashad Jennings if he returns from injury to face the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday.
Nov 28, 09:51
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Dennis Allen: 'Matt McGloin will remain Oakland Raiders starter'
Dennis Allen confirms that Matt McGloin will remain as starter for the Oakland Raiders after another strong performance at the weekend.
Nov 25, 10:12
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Half-Time Report: Oakland Raiders shading Tennessee Titans
OAkland Raiders lead Tennessee Titans by three points at half time in their clash at the Coliseum.
Nov 24, 22:44
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Dennis Allen: 'Matt McGloin in contention for starter's role'
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen reveals that quarterback Matt McGloin has given himself a chance to earn the starter's job at the club.
Nov 19, 23:51

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Monday's key events

· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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