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Raiders hire Olson as offensive coordinator

Raiders hire Olson as offensive coordinator

CNNSI.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 19, 2013
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders chose a coordinator to get their offense back to a power-running scheme suited to star back Darren McFadden.
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  • Reggie McKenzie mum on plans for Rolando McClain

    Reggie McKenzie mum on plans for Rolando McClain

    profootballtalk.com Jan 19, 2013
    In a recent sit-down with several members of the media, Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie didn’t discourage any questions.  For some , however, he politely declined to give a substantive answer. McKenzie was particularly mum regarding linebacker Rolando McC
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  • Raiders hire Bobby April as special teams coordinator

    Raiders hire Bobby April as special teams coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 19, 2013
    The Oakland Raiders announced Saturday evening they have hired Bobby April as special teams coordinator. April is a two-time special teams coach of the year winning the award in 2004 and 2008, both while a member of the Buffalo Bills coaching staff. Apr…
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  • Raiders make coaching hires official

    Raiders make coaching hires official

    ESPN.com Jan 19, 2013
    The Oakland Raiders hired Bobby April as special-teams coach. April has held that position with six previous NFL teams, including the past three with new Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles. Reid took several coaches from Phi…
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  • Broncos tab Knapp as QB coach

    Broncos tab Knapp as QB coach

    ESPN.com Jan 19, 2013
    The Denver Broncos have hired a familiar name as Peyton Manning's position coach. Less than three weeks after he was jettisoned as Oakland’s offensive coordinator, Greg Knapp is now Denver's quarterbacks coach. Knapp takes over for Adam Gase, whom the B
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