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Raiders | Avezzano not retained

Jerry McDonald, of the Oakland Tribune, reports the Oakland Raiders have decided not to retain special teams coach Joe Avezzano. The decision comes as no surprise, given owner Al Davis' observation that ''there is no question that while we had two of the prime kickers in the NFL, we still weren't there with our special teams," during the conference call announcing the firing of head coach Norv Turner.

2006-02-18 06:02:51 | Source:

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