Calling All the Shots: Tom Cable's First Year in Oakland

Bret ArmstrongAnalyst IJune 28, 2009

Calling All the Shots: Tom Cable's First Year in Oakland

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    ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis and Tom Cable speak during a press conference after being named new head coach after the firing of Lane Kiffin of the Oakland Raiders at thier training facility on Septemer 30, 2008 in Alameda, Ca

A Story of Two Different Teams

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    DENVER - NOVEMBER 23:  Cornerback Chris Johnson #37 of the Oakland Raiders tackles Brandon Stokley #14 of the Denver Broncos during week 12 NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on November 23, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. The Raiders defeated the Broncos

A Story of Two Different Halves

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    OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 14: Jabar Gaffney #10 of the New England Patriots can't catch a pass as Chris Johnson #37 of the Oakland Raiders defends during an NFL game on December 14, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo

The Very Next Week

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    OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 21:  Johnnie Lee Higgins #15 of the Oakland Raiders returns a punt for an 80 yard touchdown as Dominique Barber #34 of the Houston Texans defends during an NFL game on December 21, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakl

Final Game of the Season at Tampa Bay

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    TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 28: Running back Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders rushes upfield against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on December 28, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

The Draft

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    COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 10:  Darrius Heyward-Bey #8 of the Maryland Terrapins begins to celebrate as he scored on 37 yard reverse against the Boston College Eagles in the fourth quarter at Byrd Stadium on November 10, 2007 in College Park, Maryland. (

Offseason Aquisitions

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    San Diego Chargers fullback Lorenzo Neal  at an AFC team practice February 9 for the 2006 Pro Bowl in Honolulu.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keeping the Goods and Removing the Baggage

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    OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Sam Williams #54 of the Oakland Raiders enters the field prior to his game against the Detroit Lions at an NFL game on September 9, 2007 at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)