Todd Downing Reportedly to Be Named Raiders OC: Latest Details, Reaction

January 10, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite a breakout season from Derek Carr and boasting one of the NFL's best offenses, the Oakland Raiders are making a change at offensive coordinator. 
Bay Area Radio host John Middlekauff and George Takata of KSEE 24 reported Todd Downing will take over for Bill Musgrave at the position. Musgrave played out the 2016 season on the last year of his contract and will not be returning, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported earlier Tuesday.
Musgrave, 49, has served as the Raiders offensive coordinator under coach Jack Del Rio for the last two seasons. He came over after a one-year stint as the Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach.
Downing, 36, has served as the quarterbacks coach under Del Rio. He previously held the same position with the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions but has never been a coordinator at any level.
Del Rio's decision to make a change here is puzzling, given Oakland's 2016 success. The Raiders ranked sixth in total...

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