Raiders hire 7 coaches for Allen’s staff



ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have hired seven coaches for Dennis Allen’s staff, including three who were with the team last year.

The Raiders announced Thursday that Frank Pollack was hired from Houston to become offensive line coach and former fullback Justin Griffith will be offensive quality control coach. They also hired Al Miller as strength and conditioning coach, with John Greico serving as his assistant.

Oakland also announced that running backs coach Kelly Skipper will be back for a sixth season in Oakland, assistant offensive line coach Steve Wisniewski returns for a second season and defensive quality control coach Eric Sanders was retained for a third season.

The Raiders had previously hired Greg Knapp as offensive coordinator and are still searching for a defensive coordinator.