Update from Oakland

September, 30, 2008
9/30/08
3:58
PM ET

Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

Here's the latest from the Raiders' facility:

Lane Kiffin, fired this morning over the phone by owner Al Davis, has been escorted from the facility. His time in Oakland is officially over. Kiffin was able to say goodbye to whoever was in the building but since the players are off today, there was no official team gathering.

Al Davis has been talking this afternoon to offensive line coach Tom Cable, who appears to be the leading candidate to take over the team. No announcement has been made. Cable has previous head coaching experience at his alma mater, Idaho. Cable played with Scott Linehan, fired Monday by St. Louis, at Idaho under current Arizona State coach Dennis Erickson.

Davis is set to meet the press at 5 p.m. ET today. Expect Kiffin's insubordination to be detailed. An announcement of his replacement is expected later today.

It has already been a wild day in Oakland, expect more fireworks as the day progresses.

Bill Williamson | email

ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter

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