It appears that the
The Raiders reportedly hired Del Rio as their new coach Wednesday, bringing on the former Denver defensive coordinator who was successful in helping craft the
According to NFL.com, Del Rio has agreed to a four-year deal with the team. He reportedly interviewed twice for the Raiders' coaching job and met with team owner Mark Davis during the Broncos' playoff bye week.
The move makes sense for Del Rio since his days with the Broncos probably were over. Denver's loss to the
Prior to joining the Broncos, Del Rio served as head coach of the
Del Rio, 51, was an All-American linebacker at USC before embarking on a 11-year NFL career that included stints with the
Del Rio is the eighth coach in 11 seasons for the Raiders, who fired Coach