Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:54 pm
Callahan denies allegations of Super Bowl sabotage
By JOSH DUBOWAP Sports Writer
Former Raiders receivers Tim Brown and Jerry Rice both said in recent interviews that they believe Callahan undermined his own team in the Super Bowl in 2003 because of his friendship with Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden. The Raiders lost the game 48-21.
Callahan said in a statement Tuesday night that he is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations. He says he always tried to win every game and called suggestions to the contrary "ludicrous and defamatory."
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