Dennis Allen was fired on the phone, which is pretty good for a Raiders coach

An AP reporter tweeted saying Dennis Allen has been fired, then deleted the tweet and posted an apology.

to look your boss in the eye before getting the boot and perhaps even answer for your actions. However, Allen shouldn't feel too bad. He was working for the Raiders, after all. Compared to head coaches of yesteryear, Allen's dismissal was downright

The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen.

The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season. The decision was announced soon after the Raiders (0-4) returned from London, where they lost their 10th straight game dating to last season, 34-14 to the 

The Raiders made the decision to fire Dennis Allen after a 0-4 start to the season. After a long trip back from an embarrassing defeat in London, owner Mark Davis called Allen into his office to — nope, dude got axed over theĀ