Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio of the Denver Broncos takes the field prior to Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Search For New Head Coach May Be Nearing Conclusion

Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio will be the first candidate to have a second interview with the Oakland Raiders for their head coaching job as the two-week search could be nearing a conclusion.

01/12/2015

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has reportedly interviewed for the head coach position with the Oakland Raiders. (credit:  Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Newspaper: Raiders Interview Del Rio For Head Coach Post

The Oakland Raiders interviewed Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio for their head coaching vacancy on Saturday.

01/03/2015

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders passes against the Denver Broncos during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders Look To Build Around QB Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders head into another long offseason with questions about who will coach the team and who will pick the players for next season.

12/30/2014

Interim head coach Tony Sparano of the Oakland Raiders yells in the first few minutes against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sparano Looks To Keep Raiders Head Coaching Job: ‘This Is My Team’

Tony Sparano won over the locker room and changed the mindset of the Oakland Raiders in 12 games as interim coach.

12/29/2014

Strong safety Brandian Ross #29 of the Oakland Raiders looks up after saying a prayer in the end zone before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders’ 3-13 Season Closes With Big 47-14 Loss To Broncos

Charles Woodson is 38 and beat up from a long season. Still, he hopes to return for an 18th season — if the Oakland Raiders will have him, of course.

12/28/2014

Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Derek Carr Returns To Practice With Raiders

Of all the lessons Derek Carr has learned in his first NFL season, having a strong relationship with the offensive line has been maybe the most important.

12/24/2014

Jamize Olawale #49 of the Oakland Raiders scores a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Knock Out Bills With 26-24 Win

With their playoff hopes at stake, the Buffalo Bills couldn’t manage to stop Derek Carr and the lowly Oakland Raiders.

12/21/2014

Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson, left, and owner Jerry Jones look on during Dallas' loss to Atlanta in September 1989.  (credit: Allen Dean Steele/Alls)

9 NFL Teams That Lost 15 Games

There are lots of lists the 2014 Oakland Raiders would just as well not be part of, but they’ll need a win in December to avoid being the 10th NFL team to lose 15 games in a season.

12/03/2014

Tre Mason of the Rams scores a touchdown against Brandian Ross, left, and D.J. Hayden of the Raiders during a 52-0 victory over Oakland in St. Louis on Sunday. (credit:  Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Mason, Hill Lead Rams To 52-0 Rout Of Raiders

Tre Mason scored two long touchdowns and Shaun Hill accounted for three TDs in the St. Louis Rams’ 52-0 rout over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

11/30/2014

Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders leans against a cooler during the third quarter against the Houston Texans at O.co Coliseum on September 14, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Texans won the game 30-14. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

17-Year NFL Veteran Woodson Expects To Play In 2015

When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn’t thinking much about playing beyond this season.

11/26/2014

Rod Streater #80 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Streater was injured on the play. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rod Streater Returns To Practice For Raiders

Oakland Raiders receiver Rod Streater returned to practice Monday for the first time since breaking his left foot two months ago.

11/24/2014

Vincent Brown of the Raiders, right, is tackled by the Chiefs' Ron Parker during Oakland's 24-20 win Thursday night in Oakland. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders End Losing Streak With 24-20 Victory Over Chiefs

Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

11/20/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos looks to pass against the Oakland Raiders in the first half at O.co Coliseum on November 9, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Manning Recovers From Rough Start To Throw 5 TDs In 41-17 Win Over Raiders

Manning threw five touchdown passes in less than 17 minutes and the Denver Broncos handed the Oakland Raiders their 15th straight loss, 41-17 on Sunday.

11/09/2014

Tight end Mychal Rivera #81 of the Oakland Raiders catches a pass while under pressure from outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo #51 of the Cleveland Browns during the first half at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Raiders Remain Winless, Lose To Browns 23-13

Brian Hoyer threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Hawkins early in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland Browns avoided a second straight embarrassing loss by beating the winless Oakland Raiders 23-13 on Sunday.

10/26/2014

Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals passes downfield against the Oakland Raiders in the first half at O.co Coliseum on October 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Palmer Leads Cardinals Past Raiders 24-13 In Return To Oakland

Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland.

10/19/2014

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