Sources: Raiders consider Martindale
Updated: January 19, 2009, 9:48 AM ETBy Michael Smith | ESPN.com
Whatever Oakland Raiders linebackers coach Don Martindale said Saturday during his nearly five-hour interview for the team's vacant defensive coordinator position seems to have resonated with his boss, who is considering doing Martindale one better.
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