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With Coach Hue Jackson out and new GM Reggie McKenzie taking over the reigns from owner Mark Davis, there almost seems to be more questions rather than answer in the black hole. The biggest question for this franchise that needs to be answered is “who is going to coach this team?” Following the lockout, teams began to sign coordinators to assure some continuity, once the CBA was resolved, so it only makes sense that the potential head coaching pool isn’t very deep a year later. Aside from Jeff Fisher, who signed with the St. Louis Rams last week, there isn’t as many “big-name” candidates on the market. That doesn’t necessarily mean that there isn’t a qualified coach to lead this team. GM Reggie McKenzie said in his press conference that he is going to hire the best fit for this team, and the Raiders have not waited long to assemble a list of potential head coaches. The name that tops that list is Green Bay Packers Linebackers coach Winston Moss, mainly because of the Green Bay ties that both Moss and McKenzie share. Moss appears to be a candidate capable of achieving success as the head coach, given his accomplishments with [...]
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The Rams are slated to interview Hue Jackson for their offensive coordinator job on Wednesday.
Jackson could not get an injury riddled Oakland club to the Playoffs as their head coach in 2011, but was previously their offensive coordinator in 2010, and also held that same role with Atlanta (2007), Washington (2003), and on the collegiate level at USC and California...
The reports have been flying in since Sunday and they initially suggested that Brian Schottenheimer, the former offensive coordinator for the New York Jets, would accept a coordinator job with the St. Louis Rams.
Schottenheimer was booted out of New York after his offense finished 25th in the NFL (average yards per game), but he was interviewed by Rams head coach Jeff Fisher...
A few days ago it was reported that Brian Schottenheimer will be hired as the St. Louis Rams new offensive coordinator. Now it seems like the Rams want to interview at least one more potential candidate before making things official.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, former Raiders head coach Hue Jackson will interview with the Rams on Wednesday for their vacant offensive...
Hue Jackson's background is with power offenses, featuring a
strong running game and the play-action pass
Winston Moss, the Green Bay Packers' assistant head coach/inside linebackers, is considered, at worst, one of the favorites to replace Hue Jackson as Oakland's coach.
Hue Jackson may not be unemployed for long. Jackson, who was fired a week ago as coach of the Raiders, is now a candidate to become the next offensive coordinator of the Rams. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that new Rams head coach Jeff Fisher will interview Jackson on on Wednesday. The 46-year-old Jackson has a…