February 24, 2024

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Maxx Crosby backs up Antonio Pierce for the Raiders head coaching job

Maxx Crosby backs up Antonio Pierce for the Raiders head coaching job

The Raiders will soon launch their latest search for a new head coach. Star defensive end Maxx Crosby believes it won't take long to find the right person.

On Thursday, Crosby made the case for interim coach Antonio Pierce to get the job.

“There are only 32 [NFL] “Head coaches all over the world,” Crosby said Thursday, via Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com. “So you have to find a leader of men. And when you have one of them in the building right now, I don't know why you would let them go“.

Earlier this week, receiver Davante Adams He expressed his support for Pierce.

Owner Mark Davis declined to retain interim coach Rich Bisaccia two years ago, even though the Raiders reached the playoffs and nearly beat the Bengals. This would, in theory, make Davis more inclined not to make the same mistake again.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is swirling around the situation. Vincent Bonsignor Las Vegas Journal Review The initial dots were recently connected This could bring Harbaugh back to the team he started his coaching career with in 2002.

The hiring of agent Don Yee, Yee's connection to Tom Brady, and Brady's connection to the Raiders could mean something. Or nothing. Regardless, Davis has to weigh the possibility of hiring Harbaugh with the possibility of Harbaugh landing with the Chargers instead.

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