Owner Mark Davis made the announcement Friday evening by saying the initial deal had been "torn up" after Del Rio led the Raiders (12-5) to their first playoff berth in 14 years before a loss to Houston after quarterback Derek Carr broke his right leg in the second-to-last game of the regular season.
"We are excited to continue building on the strong foundation that has been established and this is a significant step in achieving that goal," Davis said.
The former Denver defensive coordinator took over two years ago as the team's ninth head coach since the start of the 2003 season. The Raiders had the
The Falcons also hired Bryant Young as defensive line coach and two assistants received new titles.
On Wednesday, the team said Coach Dan Quinn has dismissed coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox.
With offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Kyle Shanahan leaving to become head coach of the
Manuel had been the team's secondary coach. He also coached with Quinn in Seattle when Quinn was the
The overhaul of the defensive staff came after the Falcons could not protect a 28-3 lead over New England in the third quarter of the Super Bowl. The
In another series of coaching moves, Shanahan has hired the first six members of his new 49ers staff: Jon Embree (assistant head coach/tight ends), Bobby Turner (running backs), Rich Scangarello (quarterbacks), Ray Wright (head strength and conditioning), T.C. McCartney (offensive assistant) and Nick Kray (administrative assistant to the head coach).