Raiders deny Jones hiring

January 20, 2012, 10:09 pm
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A fast-spreading rumor that new Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has hired his former Los Angeles Raiders teammate Sean Jones as his assistant general manager are just that, according to the team."The reports that the Raider Organization has hired Sean Jones are untrue," the team announced in a release to "Many people are under consideration for a variety of roles, but the reports that Sean has been hired are untrue."

The Raiders are still looking for a head coach, 10 days after Hue Jackson was fired and three days before Senior Bowl week begins in Mobile, Ala.