Report: Raider head coach punched assistant

August 17, 2009 6:26:44 PM PDT
Always expect the unexpected with the Oakland Raiders. Monday, an Internet report indicated Raider head coach Tom Cable punched out assistant coach Randy Hanson 12 days ago and broke his jaw.

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The National Football Post broke the story. Hanson is a defensive assistant in his third year on the Oakland staff.

Napa police say Hanson did not want to pursue the matter, so no assault charges have been filed.

According to one report, Hanson never saw it coming and there's no word on what provoked Cable.

The head coach did not want to talk about the matter.

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