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Oakland Raiders (12-4)


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W 19-16
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vs. Ind
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@ Den
L 6-24
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Raiders hire John Pagano as defensive assistant

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have hired former San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano as an assistant head coach for defense.

The team announced the addition Monday as coach Jack Del Rio looks for another coach to help defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. Del Rio and Pagano worked together in 1997 with New Orleans.

Pagano spent the past five seasons as defensive coordinator for the Chargers, who just changed head coaches and moved from San Diego to Los Angeles. They ranked 13th in the NFL in total defense during his tenure.

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AFC West Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Kansas City 1240.750
x-Oakland 1240.750
Denver 970.563
San Diego 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Carr3937
Pass TDs: D. Carr28
Rush Yds: L. Murray788
Rush TDs: L. Murray12
Rec Yds: A. Cooper1153
Rec TDs: M. Crabtree8
Int: R. Nelson5
Sacks: K. Mack11.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5973 (6)
Passing Yards: 4137 (16)
Rushing Yards: 1922 (6)
Points per game: 26.0 (7)
Yards per game: 373.3 (6)
Touchdowns: 46 (8)
Field Goals: 29 (11)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6001 (26)
Passing Yards: 4267 (24)
Rushing Yards: 1881 (23)
Points per game: 24.1 (20)
Yards per game: 375.1 (26)
Touchdowns: 45 (28)
Field Goals: 22 (7)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/16 G. Gilbert pract. squad del
1/9 I. Silberman signed
1/9 O. Omoile signed
1/9 R. O'Malley signed
1/9 J. Mickens signed
1/9 C. Helfet signed
1/9 K. Durden signed
1/9 D. Cherry signed
1/9 K. Brent signed
1/9 J. Bean signed
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/7 N. Allen concussion (Out)
1/7 D. Carr ankle (Out)
1/7 A. Cooper shoulder (Questionable)
1/7 M. Crabtree ankle (Questionable)
1/7 A. Holmes shoulder (Questionable)
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