The Pros and Cons of Oakland Raiders Head Coach Candidates

It was swift, it was decisive and it was refreshing.

As soon as Reggie McKenzie was named General Manager of the Oakland Raiders, he informed head coach Hue Jackson that his services were no longer needed. It marked a new era in the Raiders organization, and notified everyone that there was a new sheriff in town.

The list of candidates to replace Jackson is now coming to light, but a decision on who will lead the Silver and Black on the field next season isn't expected until after the postseason—when McKenzie can legally interview Green Bay's personnel.

The candidate list is primarily made up of Packers assistants, which makes sense due to McKenzie's history with that organization.

The short list of candidates comes with plenty of pros and cons, so without speculating on the odds of each candidate being hired, here they are.

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