December 15, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen high-fives offensive tackle Menelik Watson (71) against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Dennis Allen Will Be Back As Oakland Raiders Head Coach In 2014

According to a report, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has confirmed that head coach Dennis Allen will be back with the team for a third season in 2014. reported Davis confirming that he met with Allen Tuesday night, with sources reporting his job was never in serious doubt.

Allen is 8-24 in his first two years in Oakland, going 4-12 each season. But with a plethora of salary cap space to be available for the first time since Allen arrived, the Raiders will be expected to be more competitive moving forward.

Allen signed a four-year deal as head coach after the 2011 season, coming over from the Denver Broncos, where he had been the defensive coordinator for one season.

Allen represented a chance in style for Raider coaches; he is the first defensive coach to get the head coaching job since John Madden was hired in 1969.

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