Oakland Raiders OC Search: Latest Rumors, Speculation on Vacant Position

New Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio was on the hunt for a new offensive coordinator, and on Jan. 19 the team confirmed Bill Musgrave would be taking the position.

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Raiders Select Bill Musgrave For OC Position Monday, Jan. 19 The Raiders confirmed on Monday that their next offensive coordinator will be Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave:


Raiders Search For New Offensive Coordinator  Sunday, Jan. 18 Newly inked as the Oakland Raiders' head coach, Jack Del Rio isn't wasting time filling out his staff.   

Bill Williamson of ESPN passed along a report from colleague Chris Mortensen citing Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave as a contender for their offensive coordinator opening:

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported recently deposed Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is also a candidate. Trestman is expected to interview for the position this week.

Should Musgrave land the gig, it'd be the second time in as many seasons the Eagles lost a quarterbacks coach. Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor served under Chip Kelly for one season in Philadelphia before taking the Miami job.

While he'd likely implement some of Kelly's philosophies in Oakland, Musgrave is more of a known NFL commodity. He's been an offensive assistant in the NFL for more than a decade, regularly serving as an offensive coordinator and a quarterbacks coach.

Before heading to Philadelphia, Musgrave was Leslie Frazier's offensive coordinator in Minnesota. Despite having Adrian Peterson, the Vikings never finished better than 15th in Football Outsiders' DVOA metric when Musgrave was running the offense. His and Frazier's inability to develop Christian Ponder as a franchise quarterback played a large pa...

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