After interviewing with the Oakland Raiders for a second time, Jack Del Rio is getting closer to becoming the team's next head coach. This according to a report from ESPN's Chris Mortensen and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Raiders expected to name Jack Del Rio as their next head coach as early as today, per sources.— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 14, 2015
With #Broncos DC Jack Del Rio as the only candidate in for a second interview, expect him to be #Raiders HC, as @mortreport said— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2015
The Raiders have not confirmed the news.
According to Rapoport, John Madden and owner Mark Davis were among those who were in support of Del Rio.
Strong voices were in the corner of Jack Del Rio as #Raiders HC: John Madden & Mark Davis. Madden has spoken about making Del Rio HC again— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2015
Del Rio, 51, was the Jaguars head coach from 2003-11 before joining the Broncos as their defensive coordinator for the last three seasons.