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Report: Broncos Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen to be Oakland Raiders Head Coach

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Well, when Adam Schefter reports it, you know it's for sure. ESPN's NFL insider is reporting that Dennis Allen to the Oakland Raiders as their new head coach is a "done deal."

Allen is inheriting a very talented defense in Oakland, and an offense that has a ton of weapons. He is considered one of the hottest coaching prospects in the NFL and should be a great hire for the division rival Raiders.

Allen came to the Broncos after spending time with the New Orleans Saints as a defensive backs coach to be the defensive coordinator, and helped turn the Broncos' defense from one of the worst in the league to a very respectable unit.

With the departure of Allen, the Broncos will become the first team in the NFL-AFL merger to have seven different defensive coordinators in as many years.