Dennis Allen's father, Grady, dies

Updated: December 5, 2012, 1:17 AM ET
By Ed Werder | ESPN

The Oakland Raiders confirmed Tuesday that the father of coach Dennis Allen died Monday night from heart problems that caused him to be hospitalized last week. 

The team said Tuesday that former NFL linebacker Grady Allen died overnight at age 66 from cardiac arrest.

Dennis Allen plans to return Wednesday night in time to coach the team against Denver on Thursday. His father played 59 games over five years in the NFL for the Falcons. 

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