The Las Vegas Raiders announced in a statement that they have fired general manager Mike Mayock. The Raiders said: “We have relieved Mike Mayock of his duties as General Manager of the Las Vegas Raiders. We thank Mike for his contributions over the last three years in helping to form the foundation for the franchise to to build upon in its future.” Mayock spent three seasons with the team, in which the Raiders went 25-24. They reaching the AFC Wild Card Round this season.
Las Vegas will now be searching for both a head coach and GM. Jon Gruden resigned in October after emails he sent containing racist, anti-gay and misogynistic comments became public. Special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia was made Gruden’s interim replacement, and went on to lead the Raiders to the postseason, winning each of their final four games to secure a wild-card berth, which ended with Saturday’s wild-card loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
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