Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia could or is probably not the workforce’s everlasting coach going ahead, however he made certain to thank those that he did coach this previous season following Las Vegas’ playoff loss on Saturday to the Bengals.
After the sport, Bisaccia took the time to hand-write letters to his players thanking them for his or her efforts this previous season, per 99.1 The Sports Animal host Vince Ferrara.
Bisaccia, 61, took over the interim coach function in mid-October, following coach Jon Gruden’s resignation after the discharge of anti-LGBTQ+ and misogynistic emails.
He led Las Vegas to a 7–5 document after taking on this season and guided the franchise to its first playoff look since 2016.
Following the Raiders’ 26–19 loss, quarterback Derek Carr provided a transparent endorsement of the workforce’s interim coach, saying, “I believe we will all assume that he is the correct man. He is confirmed that folks hear to him. Our workforce listens to him. And I like him a lot, I am grateful for him. All these issues will probably be selections that I do not make, I do not get to make. I simply play quarterback … however with all the things that went on, should you actually have a look at what occurred, all of the items lacking, all the things that modified, yeah, he held it collectively.”
Defensive finish Maxx Crosby said of Bisaccia: “We now have so many guys that simply fought and purchased into what Coach Rich gave us. Coach Marinelli, coach Bradley, [Greg Olson], everyone—they caught with us and we caught with them. We simply got here up a little bit bit brief. It is robust however I simply know we’ll be again. We’ll be again and we’ll have one other alternative.”
The Raiders have had 5 head coaches—both interim of everlasting—since 2014. On Monday, they requested permission to interview Patriots linebackers coach Jerod Mayo for his or her head teaching place, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The workforce additionally fired basic supervisor Mike Mayock on Monday after three seasons with the group. Per ESPN, the Raiders additionally requested permission to interview Patriots director of participant personnel Dave Ziegler for his or her open basic supervisor function.
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