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Raiders Hire Ex-49ers DC Jim ONeil

Raiders Hire Ex-49ers DC Jim ONeil
Published On: Fri, Jan 12
Nov 27, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Carl Smith (left) and receiver Paul Richardson (10) before the Thanksgiving game against the San Franciscco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Jim ONeils next NFL coaching position will be in the Bay Area, just as his most recent one was. The Raiders are hiring the former 49ers defensive coordinator as a senior defensive assistant, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports (on Twitter).

ONeil will work with Oaklands linebackers and secondary, per Caplan. He was also in contention for a job with the Packers under Mike Pettine, whom ONeil worked for as Browns DC from 2014-15.

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