Jack Del Rio

All-American college football player, professional football player, linebacker, Head coach Jack Del Rio

Jack Del Rio is an American football coach, a former player, and is currently defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Del Rio played both football and baseball for the University of Southern California Trojans, and then spent eleven years playing linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He retired from playing in 1996 and went into coaching, serving in a variety of positions for several different NFL teams.
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Raiders fire Jack Del Rio after disappointing season, signs point to Jon Gruden as next coach - ESPN
Google News - about 2 months
ESPN Raiders fire Jack Del Rio after disappointing season, signs point to Jon Gruden as next coach ESPN ALAMEDA, Calif. -- All signs point to Jon Gruden becoming the Oakland Raiders next head coach, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The Raiders fired Jack Del Rio after Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, ending his three-year tenure after a ... Chargers rout Raiders 30-10, miss playoffs; Del Rio firedUSA TODAY Disappointing season didn't stop Raiders fans from showing up in LALos Angeles Times Weekend Sports in BriefWashington Post The Mercury News -CBSSports.com -SFGate -LA Daily News all 575 news articles »
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'Marshawn being Marshawn' drags Raiders into national anthem debate they didn't seek - Yahoo Sports
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Yahoo Sports 'Marshawn being Marshawn' drags Raiders into national anthem debate they didn't seek Yahoo Sports Late last month, when Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio was asked about the franchise's eventual move to Las Vegas, he simply wasn't having it. Didn't care to think about it. Didn't want to waste time addressing it again. “I'm pretty good at putting ... Critics, fans react to Marshawn Lynch sitting out anthem at Raiders gameSacramento Bee Cubs claim series win with 7-2 victory over DiamondbacksReuters Raiders' Marshawn Lynch needs to address his sit-downSan Francisco Chronicle MyNorthwest.com -The Detroit News -CBS News -Myrtle Beach Sun News all 306 news articles »
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Oilers tried lame-duck approach Raiders are attempting (Apr 13, 2017) - FOXSports.com
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Chicago Tribune Oilers tried lame-duck approach Raiders are attempting (Apr 13, 2017) FOXSports.com ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Soon after the NFL approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas, coach Jack Del Rio wondered if anyone had a handbook on how to handle being a lame duck in Oakland. While there might not be a book about how to handle playing in a ... Sin City Or BustESPN John Madden sees 'a lot of problems' for NFL teams in Las Vegas on Saturday nightsCBSSports.com John Madden no fan of Raiders' move to Las VegasNFL.com Yahoo Sports -Washington Post -SiriusXM Blog -ESPN all 71 news articles »
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Raiders head coach Del Rio handed new four-year deal
Yahoo News - about 1 year
(Reuters) - Head coach Jack Del Rio has been handed a fresh four-year contract by the Oakland Raiders after leading the National Football League team to the playoffs last season, the franchise announced on Friday. Financial details of the new deal were not disclosed by Oakland. "The Raiders have torn up Jack Del Rio's original contract and rewarded him with a new four-year deal," Raiders owner Mark Davis said in a statement.
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Jags stick with Marrone as coach, hire Coughlin as exec
Yahoo News - about 1 year
The Jacksonville Jaguars promoted Doug Marrone from interim head coach to the full-time job and hired NFL veteran Tom Coughlin as executive vice president on Monday. The team also signed general manager Dave Caldwell to a two-year contract extension as they put a leadership team in place aimed at improving on their dismal 3-13 showing in the just-ended season. Marrone is the fifth full-time head coach in team history, following Coughlin, Jack Del Rio, Mike Mularkey and Gus Bradley, who was sacked on December 18 after the Jaguars dropped their ninth straight.
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Jack Del Rio reveals '30 guys' on team were ill before pivotal Week 17 game
Fox News - about 1 year
The Raiders were hit with a flu epidemic just before the season finale.
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With Matt McGloin Available, Raiders Decide to Stick With Connor Cook
NYTimes - about 1 year
Coach Jack Del Rio said his staff had discussed a change of quarterbacks at halftime but had felt that doing so wouldn’t have much effect on the game.
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A strict, hard-nosed culture is no longer the hallmark of winning NFL franchises - Sports Illustrated
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Sports Illustrated A strict, hard-nosed culture is no longer the hallmark of winning NFL franchises Sports Illustrated Demanding. Hard-ass. Tough. These words used to conjure images of NFL head coaches and the successful programs that they ran. But that's not quite the trend these days ... Just look at Jack Del Rio and the Oakland Raiders this season. Share. Jack Dickey. Raiders revisit 'divine interception' in HoustonESPN (blog) Matt McGloin expected to be active as backupNFL.com What NFL Playoff games are on TV today (1/7/17)? Time, channel, livestream for AFC, NFC Wild Card gamesNJ.com SB Nation -Bleacher Report -AL.com -USA TODAY all 888 news articles »
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Connor Cook's CFB coach: QB won't be intimidated by playoffs - NFL.com
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The San Diego Union-Tribune Connor Cook's CFB coach: QB won't be intimidated by playoffs NFL.com Jack Del Rio isn't the only coach who is expressing faith in the ability of quarterback Connor Cook, who will become the first QB of the Super Bowl era to make his first career start in a playoff game on Saturday when the Raiders visit the Texans. His ... Raiders quarterback Connor Cook will be feeling heat from NFL's top defense in his first startLos Angeles Times NFL playoff baptism for Raiders rookie CookYahoo Sports Rookie Connor Cook will start Raiders' wild-card playoff gameThe Mercury News SFGate -Sacramento Bee -Comcast SportsNet Bay Area -Press Herald all 301 news articles »
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Jack Del Rio “a little disappointed” Aldon Smith wasn't reinstated - NBCSports.com
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NBCSports.com Jack Del Rio “a little disappointed” Aldon Smith wasn't reinstated NBCSports.com Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has been eligible for reinstatement from his year-long suspension for more than a month, but, as PFT reported Friday, the league will table their decision on letting him return to work until March. The news doesn't come ... NFL won't reinstate Aldon Smith from suspension, will revisit case in MarchESPN NFL defers decision to reinstate Raiders LB Aldon Smith (Dec 30, 2016)FOXSports.com Raiders' Aldon Smith will not be reinstated this seasonSports Illustrated CBSSports.com -NFL.com -Yahoo Sports -The Mercury News all 36 news articles »
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Mort & Schefter's Week 16 notebook
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Topics this week include the top Coach of the Year candidates, the quarterbacks who will draw the most interest this offseason, how the histories of Joe Thomas and Jason Peters are connected, the Texans' amazing staying power despite QB woes and? Blake Bortles' uncertain future in Jacksonville. The Coach of the Year leaders While everyone is debating the NFL's MVP award, which is presented by the Associated Press, the Coach of the Year candidates are plentiful, as usual. The probable top five with two games remaining are: Jack Del Rio, Oakland Raiders. Del Rio has guided the Raiders to their first playoff appearance since 2002. Oakland's 11-3 record has included five road wins and a few gutsy calls along the way. Jason Garrett, Dallas Cowboys. Garrett has overseen their 12-2 season with Dak Prescott, a fourth-round rookie, at quarterback. The coach....
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Raiders coach Jack Del Rio weighs in on Oakland's record-setting 23 penalties
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Del Rio has a hard time explaining his team's 23 penalties.
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Raiders beat Jaguars, 33-16, get Del Rio win against former team
LATimes - over 1 year
Latavius Murray scored twice in his return from turf toe, and the Oakland Raiders handled listless Jacksonville 33-16 Sunday and gave coach Jack Del Rio a victory against his former team.  Murray, who missed the past two games, finished with 59 yards on 18 carries. Michael Crabtree caught eight...
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Are The Oakland Raiders Super Bowl Contenders?
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The Oakland Raiders haven’t been to the playoffs since 2002. They play in the most obsolete professional sports stadium in North America and they might be moving to Las Vegas sometime in the near future. And yet, with loads of uncertainty around the direction of the franchise, GM Reggie McKenzie ― whose Raiders have won a measly 14 of 48 games since he took over in 2012 ― has compiled one of the most talented young crops of personnel in the NFL. Last season, with a second-year quarterback who used to be more famous for his older brother’s accomplishments than his own, the Silver and Black went 7-9 ― hardly a reason to celebrate, but one of the league’s best improvements nevertheless. "This is the biggest of the bold!" @Schultz_Report on predicting @RGIII being the comeback player of the year https://t.co/6MRvWZFhHp — GMFB (@gmfb) August 23, 2016 One season later, the Raiders enter Week 1 with monumental expectations, hoping to snap the league’s second-longe...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Del Rio
  • 2015
    Age 51
    On January 14, 2015, Del Rio was hired to become the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders, replacing the fired Dennis Allen (who coincidentally had preceded him as the Broncos defensive coordinator) and interim head coach Tony Sparano.
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    In 2015, he was inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame.
    He became a coach after his retirement and was hired to his current position as head coach of the Raiders in January 2015.
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  • 2013
    Age 49
    On November 4, 2013, Del Rio was handed the head coaching duties and named interim head coach for several games when head coach John Fox was sidelined due to medical reasons.
  • 2012
    Age 48
    On January 27, 2012, Del Rio was hired as the new defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos.
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  • 2011
    Age 47
    On November 29, 2011, Del Rio was fired as Jacksonville's head coach.
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  • 2010
    Age 46
    On January 11, 2010, Del Rio was offered the head coaching job at USC, his alma mater.
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  • 2008
    Age 44
    On April 3, 2008, Del Rio's contract with the Jaguars was extended through the 2012 season.
  • 2003
    Age 39
    In 2003, Del Rio became the second head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars following Tom Coughlin's dismissal.
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  • 2001
    Age 37
    After the 2001 season, he was named defensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthers and in his first season, in 2002, he led them to the second best defense in the league.
  • 2000
    Age 36
    He is in part credited for the success of the Ravens' defense, particularly in the 2000 season.
  • 1999
    Age 35
    In 1999, he accepted a position with the Baltimore Ravens as the linebackers' coach.
  • 1997
    Age 33
    Del Rio began his coaching career with the New Orleans Saints in 1997, hired by head coach Mike Ditka as the strength and conditioning coach.
  • 1996
    Age 32
    On June 2, 1996, he signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, reuniting him with former Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson.
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  • 1994
    Age 30
    He led the team in tackles for three consecutive years and was selected to the 1994 Pro Bowl as a 'need player'.
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  • 1992
    Age 28
    On March 4 1992, he was signed as a Plan B free agent by the Minnesota Vikings, recorded 149 tackles and was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
  • 1991
    Age 27
    In 1991, he replaced Eugene Lockhart as the starter at middle linebacker, while leading the team with 130 total tackles, 53 assists and 77 solo tackles.
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  • 1989
    Age 25
    August 31, 1989, he was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys, posting 38 tackles, 2 fumble recoveries and one pass defensed.
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    He was released on August 29, 1989.
  • 1988
    Age 24
    He started 7 games at right outside linebacker in his first season with the team and 10 games at left outside linebacker in 1988, while registering 77 tackles.
  • 1987
    Age 23
    In 1987, he was acquired by the Kansas City Chiefs to play outside linebacker, reuniting him with former Saints defensive coordinator John Paul Young.
    On August 17, 1987, he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for a fifth round draft choice (#112-Greg Scales).
  • 1986
    Age 22
    In 1986, he lost his starting position to Alvin Toles after the season opener.
  • 1985
    Age 21
    He was also selected in the 1985 USFL Territorial Draft by the Los Angeles Express.
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    Del Rio was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the third round (68th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft.
    In football he became a four-year starter. As a senior he earned consensus All-American honors, was a runner-up for the Lombardi Award, given to the nation's best lineman or linebacker and was named along with quarterback Tim Green, co-MVP of the 1985 Rose Bowl.
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  • 1963
    Born on April 4, 1963.
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