Following the 2008 season, James Loften was demoted from the Oakland Raiders receivers coaching position.á At the time, the media thought Loften was fired and it was theorized the reason for the termination was because he did not get the most out of the Oakland receivers. It was a tough year for the Raiders, as usual in this day and age.á Though looking at things realistically, the Raiders had gone through two head coaches and three play callers (Lane Kiffin, Greg Knapp and Tom Cable).á Keeping a consistent passing game is a tough chore, no matter the talent level.á Loften could hardly be blamed. If you recall, Loften had been previously interviewed for the Raiders head coaching position that ultimately went to Lane Kiffin.á This was not to satisfy the Rooney rule so minority candidat ...
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