Raiders deny Bresnahan report

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Raiders deny Bresnahan report

Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan and assistant coaches Greg Biekert, Rod Woodson and Kevin Ross have been fired, according to a report by 95.7 The Game's Chris Townsend.

Raiders Insider Paul Gutierrez has been in contact with the team and reports that no personnel decisions have been made as of late Tuesday. Senior executive John Herrera said "that's not right" in response to the report, when contacted by Comcast SportsNet California.

Oakland allowed 433 points in 2011, the second most in franchise history. Bresnahan was hired as defensive assistant by former owner Al Davis in the 2010 offseason then promoted to coordinator.

Last season Oakland posted franchise worsts in TD passes allowed (31), yards per carry (5.1), yards passing (4,262) and total yards (6,201).

On his weekly radio show on Sacramento's 1140 The Fan, Raiders head coach Hue Jackson discussed the situation, saying that any potential decisions involving assistant coaches would be made soon.

"If we are going to go in that direction, it would be soon because I think that would be only fair to the coach and his family," Jackson said.

Derek Carr approves of Tiger Woods' new pool table

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Derek Carr approves of Tiger Woods' new pool table

Tiger Woods' re-felted pool table is for all of Raider Nation.

To no surprise, quarterback Derek Carr approves of the new look. 

The golf legend tweeted a picture of his new table where he went with silver felt and a Raiders logo right in the middle. Woods' table also has silver and black balls with the Raiders logo on them. 

Woods grew up in Southern California and attended Stanford in 1994, the Raiders' last year in Los Angeles. That same year, Woods helped the Cardinal become the NCAA Division I golf champions before turning pro.

After eating her food as kid, Lynch purchasing restaurant from 79-year-old

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After eating her food as kid, Lynch purchasing restaurant from 79-year-old

Marshawn Lynch first tasted Cassie Nickelson's food when he was nine years old while she catered out of her Oakland apartment.

"When he was 9-years-old, he came across the street to get a hamburger and French fries. 25-cent French fries and a 75-cent hamburger," Nickelson said to KTVU.

Lynch, 31, is now set to take over Nickelson's popular soul-food restaurant, Scend's Restaurant and Bar, in Emeryville. Nickelson, 79, will be retiring in August. 

"I'm comfortable with him and I like him," Nickelson said.

Lynch will not become the official owner until the liquor license changes hands. Scend's, an acronym for Nickelson's children and grandchildren, is known for its seafood, fried chicken and red beans.