Found January 25, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
Michael Lombardi reported Tuesday night that league sources said the Raiders would indeed hire the Broncos' defensive coordinator, Dennis Allen, to be the Raiders next head coach. That leaves a very important vacancy in Denver. We all witnessed Tim Tebow's improbably late game comebacks, but it's important to realize that the Broncos' defense was largely responsible for keeping them in those games. Enter Jack Del Rio. According to Jason La Canfora, league sources are saying that Del Rio is a candidate to replace Allen in Denver. This development should come as no surprise to anyone that knows the history of Jack Del Rio and John Fox. Del Rio was the Panthers' defensive coordinator under Fox back in 2002. At the time, Del Rio helped turn the Panthers' defense into one of the most feared units in the league, ranking 2nd overall, 4th in pass defense, and 8th in rush defense. From there, Del Rio was hired as the Jaguars head coach. Del Rio was the head coac...

Jack Del Rio To Become Defensive Coordinator With Denver Broncos

The Denver Post is reporting that former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio is LIKELY the next defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos.According to the report, Del Rio has a great relationship with current Broncos head coach John Fox. He even spent one year as a defensive coordinator while with the Carolina Panthers, while John Fox was the head coach.The defensive...

Jack Del Rio a candidate for Broncos DC job

With Dennis Allen off to the Black Hole, the Broncos are now searching for a new defensive coordinator. It’s certainly not a foreign experience for the team — this will be the fifth different DC in as many seasons. Moving swiftly to fill the void, one name being thrown around is the former longtime Jaguars head coach. According to’s Jason La Canfora, Jack Del Rio has...

Del Rio looms as possible replacement for Allen as Broncos DC

Former Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio has emerged as a possible replacement for Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, according to league sources.

Jack Del Rio could land in Denver

With Dennis Allen leaving Denver for Oakland, Broncos coach John Fox needs a new defensive coordinator. Fox may wind up hiring someone that was his old defensive coordinator in Carolina. NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports Jack Del Rio has emerged a candidate to replace Allen. Del Rio was Fox’s coordinator with the Panthers in…

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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:10:47 CST

Report: Raiders to hire Broncos DC Allen as coach

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to hire Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as their next coach, the NFL Network's Michael Lombardi reported on Tuesday. Allen will replace Hue Jackson, who was fired on Jan. 10 after one season on the job. The move to dismiss Jackson came less than a week after Oakland hired Green Bay Packers director of football operations Reggie...
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