Wins will continue to be scarce in Oakland, regardless of who's wearing the big headset.
For his part, Sparano promised to shake things up during what little time he has left in Oakland.
"Again, I respect Dennis Allen tremendously but I'm not Dennis, Dennis is not me and so on and so forth," Sparano told reporters Tuesday. "Things can change with philosophies and that will be the case. We will have a different philosophy."