The Cincinnati Bengals signed free agent quarterback Jason Campbell as a backup to starter Andy Dalton, the National Football League team said on its Twitter account.
The Oakland Raiders fired first-year coach Hue Jackson on the same day Reggie McKenzie was introduced as the franchise’s general manager.
The Oakland Raiders fired Hue Jackson after one season as coach, ESPN reports, citing people familiar with the situation.
The Oakland Raiders promoted Hue Jackson to his first head coaching job a year after he joined the National Football League team as offensive coordinator.
The Oakland Raiders have hired Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, who becomes the National Football League’s youngest current head coach.
Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles and Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears were among seven of the National Football League’s 32 head coaches to get fired a day after the conclusion of the regular season.
Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson rejoined the Oakland Raiders as an assistant under new coach Hue Jackson .
Two days after they lost starting quarterback Jason Campbell to a broken collarbone, the Oakland Raiders acquired Carson Palmer from the Cincinnati Bengals in exchange for two draft picks.
Jim Caldwell was fired as coach of the Indianapolis Colts, who had dismissed Bill Polian as vice chairman and his son Chris Polian as general manager after their worst season in 20 years.
The Oakland Raiders signed wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh, a 10-year National Football League veteran who was teammates with quarterback Carson Palmer in Cincinnati for five seasons.