Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/18/12
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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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