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Report: Raiders to Interview Trestman for Offensive Coordinator Job


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The Raiders will interview Marc Trestman today for their offensive coordinator position, sources tell coachingsearch.com.

Trestman was the offensive coordinator for the Raiders in 2002, when he led a high-powered offense quarterbacked by Rich Gannon to the Superbowl, where they loss to Tampa Bay.

He has been coaching in either the NFL or college for the past 20-plus years, and is known as one of the best quarterback coaches in the league.

He was the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator for the 49ers from 1995-1996, and has served as an assistant for eight different NFL teams.

Trestman is currently the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, where he led the Alouettes to a Grey Cup in 2009 and 2010. He also won the coach of the year award in 2010.

He is one of the hot names around the NFL coaching carousel at the moment, and has interviewed with the Bears and Browns for their head coaching vacancies. The Browns eventually hired Rob Chudzinski, but the Bears are still searching for a head coach.

The Raiders fired Greg Knapp, their offensive coordinator during the 2012 season, along with three assistants. On Saturday night, it was reported that they had spoken to Mike Martz and Juan Castillo about filling a couple of those positions.

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