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Raiders | Sarkisian says team was shocked by decision

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Southern California assistant coach and quarterbacks coach Steve Sarkisian said in an interview Saturday, Jan. 20, the Oakland Raiders were shocked the 32-year-old turned down the team's offer to become their next head coach. "They were a bit shocked because we had come so far," Sarkisian said in an interview with Sirius NFL Radio. "You have to get to a point to see, is this really what I want?" Sarkisian added. "Is this what I want right now in my career, at this stage, with this organization? Is this where I want to be? You have to get to that point to really know that this is what you want. It was a very difficult decision."

2007-01-21 07:09:55 | Source:

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