Sources: Musgrave out as Raiders O-coordinator
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders finished the regular season with the No. 6-ranked total offense in the NFL and scored the seventh-most points in the league, as quarterback Derek Carr ascended into the NFL’s MVP conversation before suffering a broken fibula in Week 16.
Despite the Raiders going 12-4, claiming a wild-card spot in their first playoff showing since 2002 and their oft-prolific showing when they had the ball, offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave will not be retained after his contract expired, sources told ESPN’s Adam Caplan, confirming an NFL.com report.
A source told Caplan that Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio told the rest of his staff Tuesday afternoon that quarterbacks coach Todd Downing has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Sources told ESPN that at least two head-coaching candidates were interested in Downing for…