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Report: Raiders to talk contract extension with Jack Del Rio

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After two seasons as the head coach of the Raiders, Jack Del Rio is expected to be asked to stick around long term this offseason, according to a report from NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.

Del Rio signed a 4-year deal with the Raiders prior to the 2015 season, so he is halfway through that deal.

In his two seasons in Oakland, he led a resurgence. The first season, they jumped to 7-9 after having gone 3-13 the season before. That resurgence took a big leap in year two, with the team finishing 12-4 and returning to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years.

Del Rio is a Bay Area native, having grown up a Raiders fan in nearby Hayward and attending Hayward High before heading to USC for his college days.