Posted January 27, 2012

Oakland Raiders Officially Announce Hiring Of Dennis Allen As Head Coach

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The Oakland Raiders have officially announced a four-year deal to make Dennis Allen their new head coach, according to the Associated Press.

It was reported earlier this week that the Raiders had selected Allen to be their next head coach, however an official announcement was not made until today.

The Raiders have gone nine straight seasons without having a winning record. Additionally, they had one of their worst defensive season last year, allowing 31 touchdown passes, 5.1 yards per carry, 4,262 yards passing and 6,201 total yards. The club also gave up the third-most points, 433, in team history.