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Unsubstantiated reports pegged Monday as the day that coach Tom Cable and owner Al Davis would meet to discuss Cable's future with the Raiders. However, senior executive John Herrera said the meeting is supposed to take place "sometime this week." (D. Ross Cameron/Staff)

Monday came and went without Raiders managing general partner Al Davis meeting with coach Tom Cable to discuss Cable's job status.

Unsubstantiated reports pegged Monday as the day that Cable and Davis would meet. However, senior executive John Herrera said the meeting is supposed to take place "sometime this week."

"I never had any knowledge of a meeting on Monday," Herrera said.

That didn't stop news trucks from staking out the facility in Alameda or reports airing that Monday would be the day that Cable learned whether he will return as Raiders coach.

By late afternoon, Cable and Davis still hadn't made an appearance at the team's year-round headquarters.

Cable replaced Lane Kiffin four games into the 2008 season and guided the Raiders to a 4-8 record as the interim coach and a 5-11 mark this past season as the full-time coach.

Cable said he expects to be the Raiders coach next season. Davis is undecided, according to several people familiar with the situation.

Calls to Cable were not returned. He met with Davis on Jan. 4, the day after the season ended, and said they agreed to meet at some point this week.



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