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AFC West News and Rumors

Report: Raiders looking into adding Mike Holmgren to front offi…

Report: Raiders looking into adding Mike Holmgren to front office

The Raiders are still cleaning up the mess the franchise became over the last decade or so. Adding smart football minds for the front office is the most obvious way to go about that. Tabbing Reggie McKenzie to be general manager was a strong hire. He is…
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  • Does Steven Jackson fit in AFC West?

    Does Steven Jackson fit in AFC West?

    ESPN.com Feb 26, 2013
    St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson reportedly will void his deal and will become a free agent. It is not a great year for running backs in free agency or the draft. Jackson, who will turn 30 in July, had 1,042 yards last season and he can still …
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  • Video - Raiders Show Interest In Mike Holmgren 02:04

    Raiders Show Interest In Mike Holmgren

    Feb 26
    ESPN AFC West Blogger Bill Willamson on the Raiders showing interest in Mike Holmgren for a leadership position with the organization.
  • Video - Where will San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith land? 00:47

    Where will San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith land?

    Feb 26
    Which team will end up trading for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith? Ian Rapoport explains why one team could possibly be used to drive up the price for the backup QB.
  • Video - Mike Holmgren headed to Oakland? 01:16

    Mike Holmgren headed to Oakland?

    Feb 26
    Ian Rapoport has the latest on the Oakland Raiders talking to Mike Holmgren about a possible "leadership role" in the organization.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done right

    Feb 26
    We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office job

    Feb 26
    The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
  • Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mail

    Feb 26
    Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
  • Chadiha: Chiefs need Alex Smith

    Feb 26
    Alex Smith offers leadership and skill that the Chiefs simply can't afford to pass up.