Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio seems to be a man willing to a hear out a broad variety of opinions on a topic. Maybe that’s a common attribute for football coaches, an occupation that demands approaching a problem with multiple possible solutions and can reward unconventional thinking. That also might be why…
With less than a minute to play, the Oakland Raiders looked ready to tie the game after a Seth Roberts touchdown from Derek Carr cut their deficit to one point against the New Orleans Saints. But then head coach Jack Del Rio got bold.
After a long-ass interview with Raider brass—his second—recently fired Broncos DC Jack Del Rio is reportedly closing in on officially getting the job. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the deal will be announced as early as today.
The Raiders are in the market for a head coach. Their list of candidates, however, is proof that owner Mark Davis is his father's son.
Paranoia swept the blogosphere this morning, as word spread like wildfire that ESPN had told the Jaguars and Titans to use their timeouts at the end of a blowout to get more commercial breaks. Great story. Too bad it's not true.