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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:49:57 -0800
The Denver Broncos hired former Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp as their quarterbacks coach Friday, Jan. 18.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:15:11 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said he is not looking back to his decision of hiring former offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and his zone-blocking scheme. RB Darren McFadden, in particular, struggled with the scheme, averaging just 3.3 yards per carry in 2012. "I'm not going to look back and try to say what could have, would have, or should have been," Allen said. "I'm looking forward to what we need to do to try to get this team better in the future."
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:08:06 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have fired offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and linebackers coach Johnny Holland.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:57:39 -0800
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis spoke with RB Darren McFadden at midseason about reaching out to offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and telling him what type of running plays McFadden liked. The Raiders tried to mix in more power-running plays as McFadden struggled with Knapp's zone-blocking scheme. McFadden finished the season with just 707 yards rushing and 3.3 yards per carry. Knapp is expected to be relieved of his duties this week.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:51:17 -0800
The Oakland Raiders are expected to fire offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, in addition to some other members of the coaching staff, this week, according to league sources.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 07:09:39 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer said offensive coordinator Greg Knapp told players at the start of the season his offense would take time to learn. The Raiders have struggled running the football and scoring points in 2012. "We're not going to come out and understand all the zone cuts and all the reads and have a real continuity with it up front with five guys working together," Palmer said. "He said it was going to take some time and these last couple weeks, we've really seen that progress come together and make consistent plays in the running game."
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 10:02:16 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen is unlikely to be fired between now and the end of the season, although there is a slight possibility he could be relieved of his duties in the offseason. Offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and defensive coordinator Jason Tarver, however, are more likely to be let go.
Sat, 17 Nov 2012 06:55:16 -0800
Oakland Raiders RB Taiwan Jones had just two carries in Week 10 with RBs Darren McFadden (ankle) and Mike Goodson (ankle) out of the lineup and he is expected to see limited touches again in Week 11. Offensive coordinator Greg Knapp said he needs to see Jones improve in pass protection. "We told him going into the game that the two things that we have to see improvement on is ball security as well as assignments," Knapp said. "Assignments not so much in the run game but in the pass protection and in the route running. That's still a part of his game that he's still improving on. We got to keep in mind, he's still a young player. I've got to see (that) in practice first, consistently. And I haven't seen it consistently in practice, and that's what we look for, is perfection in practice."
Thu, 01 Mar 2012 05:42:29 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer said he has begun to ask teammates and players around the league about offensive coordinator Greg Knapp in order to get an understanding of his scheme. "I've talked to a handful of guys that are still with the Raiders who played for him when he was with the Raiders a couple years back," Palmer said. "I've asked around plenty, and I've gotten my hands on some 2010 film, some older Texans film, where they were kind of doing some of the same stuff with the long playaction stuff and what excites me about it is it sounds like it's a lot of play action, a lot of boots, and throwing the ball down the field, and using, it sounds like we're going to use that speed we have on the outside and try to throw the ball over people's heads."
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:44:54 -0800
Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp said he has spoken with QB Carson Palmer roughly six times since joining the organization and believes the two will have a good working relationship. "I've heard all these great things about him before I got here and since I've been here," Knapp said. "Talking to him on the phone about a half-dozen times, and I think I'm just as excited to work with him as he is to work in our offense."
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 07:38:41 -0800
Updating a previous item, Houston Texans quarterbacks coach Greg Knapp has agreed to become the Oakland Raiders' offensive coordinator, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 06:09:39 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have reportedly offered their offensive coordinator job to Houston Texans quarterbacks coach Greg Knapp; however, there is no word yet as to whether Knapp will take the job.
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:12:52 -0800
Houston Texans quarterbacks coach Greg Knapp is receiving interest from Auburn about their offensive coordinator position. Knapp could also be a candidate for some offensive coordinator positions in the NFL.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 16:18:11 -0800
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans have hired former Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Greg Knapp to be the team's quarterbacks coach.
Mon, 01 Jun 2009 07:52:29 -0700
Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Greg Knapp said during a radio interview that QB Matt Hasselbeck will continue to have flexibility in changing to running plays at the line of scrimmage, an option he used when Mike Holmgren was head coach.
Mon, 12 May 2008 13:46:14 -0700
The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden, who was yelled at by offensive coordinator Greg Knapp for not running hard for 40 yards and walking back to the huddle with the ball loosely in his hand, said he is noticing the difference between college and NFL football.
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 10:38:28 -0700
Jason Jones, of the Sacramento Bee, reports Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp was at his alma mater, Sacramento State, Thursday, April 17, touring the Eli and Edythe Broad Fieldhouse that will house locker room and training facilities. Knapp was honored with a Distinguished Service Award.
Thu, 09 Aug 2007 16:38:48 -0700
Jason Jones, of the Sacramento Bee, reports Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp will be in the coaches box during the team's first preseason game Saturday, Aug. 11.
Mon, 23 Apr 2007 21:46:00 -0700
Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports there is speculation the Oakland Raiders are torn on who to select with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. The scouting department reportedly likes Georgia Tech WR Calvin Johnson, head coach Lane Kiffin and offensive coordinator Greg Knapp like Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn and team owner Al Davis wants Louisiana State QB JaMarcus Russell.
Wed, 14 Mar 2007 18:34:43 -0700
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin attended Louisiana State's Pro Day. He was joined by offensive coordinator Greg Knapp.
Tue, 30 Jan 2007 07:31:27 -0800
Updating a previous item, Raiders.com reports the Oakland Raiders have named Greg Knapp as the team's offensive coordinator. Head coach Lane Kiffin, however, is expected to serve as the team's play-caller.
Mon, 29 Jan 2007 10:31:43 -0800
David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports the Oakland Raiders have hired Greg Knapp as the team's offensive coordinator, according to a league source.
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 07:17:39 -0800
Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin has reportedly offered the team's offensive coordinator position to former Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Greg Knapp.
Thu, 23 Feb 2006 18:04:43 -0800
Steve Wyche, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Greg Knapp said he and QB Michael Vick have a solid relationship and the quarterback's concerns about last season's offensive inconsistency were an offshoot of system-wide breakdowns. "I don't think we need to sit down and talk about it," Knapp said Thursday in reference to the offensive philosophy Vick questioned in an interview with the Journal-Constitution earlier this month. "It's already understood that we will always try to create situations for Mike to succeed." Vick said in Thursday's USA Today, Feb. 23, that Knapp "needs to know exactly what type of talent he's working with. You've got to be creative."
Fri, 09 Jan 2004 10:05:17 -0800
ESPNews reports the Atlanta Falcons have hired San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Knapp as their new offensive coordinator.
Thu, 08 Jan 2004 21:25:37 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports the Oakland Raiders interviewed San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Knapp for their vacant head coaching position Thursday, Jan. 8.
Thu, 08 Jan 2004 00:50:10 -0800
Associated Press reports the Oakland Raiders have received permission from the San Francisco 49ers to interview 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Knapp about their vacant head coaching position.
Wed, 07 Jan 2004 13:10:41 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have received permission to interview San Francisco 49ers coordinators Greg Knapp (offensive) and Jim Mora Jr. (defensive) about their vacant head-coaching position, according to SF49ers.com.
Mon, 01 Dec 2003 19:25:36 -0800
Updating previous reports, San Francisco 49ers QB Jeff Garcia will get the start Sunday, Dec. 7, against the Arizona Cardinals despite having the worst game of his career in Week 13. 49ers head coach Dennis Erickson said Garcia was the unanimous pick to start the game after he consulted with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and quarterback coach Ted Tollner. QB Tim Rattay will serve as Garcia's backup.
Wed, 01 Oct 2003 21:49:42 -0700
San Francisco 49ers WR Terrell Owens has apologized to 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Knapp for his sideline meltdown during the Sunday, Sept. 28, game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to Knapp.
Tue, 30 Sep 2003 12:19:11 -0700
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Dennis Erickson announced that he will become more involved with the team's play-calling in upcoming games. Offensive coordinator Greg Knapp has recently come under fire for some questionable calls.
Tue, 23 Sep 2003 14:36:12 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Terrell Owens pointed fingers at the 49ers offensive line for not supplying the protection that QB Jeff Garcia needed to get him the ball in the Sunday, Sept. 21, game against the Cleveland Browns. He also blamed offensive coordinator Greg Knapp for not calling enough plays to get him the ball when the 49ers moved inside Browns territory. On Monday, Sept. 22, 49ers head coach Dennis Erickson and Garcia said Owens' opinions were either open to debate or flat-out incorrect.
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 11:59:39 -0700
49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers fifth-round draft pick, QB Brandon Doman of BYU, joins a crowded competition for the team's No. 3 QB slot. He will compete with QBs Giovanni Carmazzi, Aaron Garcia and potentially Billy Cockerham for the job. "He fits nicely in our type of system," said offensive coordinator Greg Knapp. "He's mobile, throws well on the run, makes good decisions and is very accurate with the ball."