Raiders to hire Packers' McKenzie as GM
Friday, January 6, 2012
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have reached an agreement with Green Bay Packers director of football operations Reggie McKenzie to become the Raiders' general manager.
The Raiders will hold a news conference on Tuesday to discuss the hiring.
ESPN first reported the deal.
Raiders owner Al Davis had effectively served as the team's general manager until his death in October.
McKenzie played linebacker for the Raiders from 1985-88. He joined the Packers as a pro personnel assistant in 1994.