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Bernie Parmalee is Raiders new running backs coach

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The Raiders continue to fill out their offensive staff. They now have a running backs coach; it's Bernie Parmalee, who hasn't coached on the NFL level since 2012 when he spent three seasons as the tight ends coach in Kansas City.

Being a tight ends coach is not Parmalee's calling, though. He was an NFL running back for nine seasons. Most of his career was spent with the Dolphins (1992-98), with his final two seasons spent with the Jets (1999-2000).

Two years after his playing career was over, he returned to the Dolphins became as tight ends coach and special teams coach (2002-04). After three seasons there, he took the same position at Notre Dame (2005-09) before returning to the NFL coaching ranks with the Chiefs.

Parmalee was a self-made man. Going undrafted out of Ball State, he was working for UPS when he tried out for the Dolphins and made a decent career out of it.