Lane Kiffin Wanted Raiders To Draft Calvin Johnson Back In 2007

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Lane Kiffin Wanted Raiders To Draft Calvin Johnson Back In 2007 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:01 pm

When the Oakland Raiders took JaMarcus Russell first overall in 2007, Lane Kiffin was the head coach and pushed for the team to draft Calvin Johnson instead.

Late owner Al Davis insisted on drafting Russell.

Kiffin wanted to sign Jeff Garcia in free agency and then take Johnson, who the Detroit Lions drafted at the No. 2 spot.

The Raiders went 4-12 in 2007 and fired Kiffin after a 1-3 start in 2008.

Via Sports Illustrated

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Re: Lane Kiffin Wanted Raiders To Draft Calvin Johnson Back In 2007 

Post#2 » by anatomicbomb » Sat Dec 31, 2016 5:37 pm

Always draft Michael Jordan. ADMJ.
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