Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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The search for a new head coach for the Oakland Raiders continues as the team put in a formal request to speak with Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice. Tice was recently promoted to the role of offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears with the retirement of Mike Martz. Martz’s contract with the Bears was up at the conclusion of this season and Chicago had made no move to offer Martz a new deal. Mike Martz announced his retirement from football earlier this week. The Oakland Raiders had also requested to speak with Mike McCoy of the Oakland Raiders but McCoy withdrew his name from consideration with the Raiders as he feels that he is currently the front-runner for the Miami Dolphins head coaching position. This would not be Tice’s first head coaching job. Tice patrolled the sidelines for the Minnesota Vikings from 2001-2005, posting a 33-34 overall record. Tice is known as a coach which excels at producing a formidable rushing attack. In 2001, the Minnesota...
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