Seahawks add Tom Cable to coaching staff

Seahawks add Tom Cable to coaching staff
January 19, 2011, 1:36 am
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Jan. 18, 2011

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RENTON, Wash.- TheSeattle Seahawks hired Tom Cable as assistant head coachoffensive linecoach and Todd Wash as defensive line coach, the team announced today.

The Seahawks promoted Kris Richard to defensivebacks coachcornerbacks and Rocky Seto to assistant defensive backscoachsafeties. The Seahawks also relieved Jeremy Bates of hisoffensive coordinator duties.

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Cable,46, spent the last two-plus seasons as head coach of the OaklandRaiders where he led the team to a 17-27 record.

He served as theclub's offensive line coach (2007-08) before being named interim headcoach for the final 12 games of 2008. Following that season, he wasnamed head coach on February 3, 2009.

Cable began his coaching careerin 1987 as a graduate assistant at Idaho.

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He coached in the collegeranks for 19 seasons, including four as the head coach at Idaho(2000-03) before entering the NFL in 2006 as offensive line coach ofthe Atlanta Falcons. Cable played high school football at SnohomishHigh where he graduated in 1982.
Courtesy Seattle Seahawks media services.