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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

Ixnay on Holmgren to the Raiders

Here is the opening to my Thursday column about the possibility of Mike Holmgren taking over the Raiders: A while back, Mike Holmgren was a great football man, Super Bowl winner and heir to the Bill Walsh legacy, perhaps Walsh’s most distinguished heir. He no longer is a great football man, hasn’t been in a long time. His decline is relevant around these parts. Reports say he’s a candidate to run the Raiders. If he gets the gig, that would… Read More »

Holmgren to 49ers???

Please take this for what it’s worth and it may not be worth a lot. I was on Comcast Friday night and they had a prerecorded interview with a guy from SI.com. The guy said two people in the Niner organization phoned him to say the Niners are interested in Mike Holmgren as coach and GM. I don’t get calls like those. But let’s play a game and assume it’s all going to come true. Let’s assume the Niners will… Read More »