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KEN NORTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

The upside and downside of Ken Norton Jr.

The Oakland Raiders have finally hired their defensive coordinator, completing the big thee coaches of head coach, defensive and offensive coordinators. Rounding out the trio is Ken Norton Jr., former linebackers coach for the Seattle Seahawks. Unfortunately for the Raiders, Norton was not their first choice. In fact, he wasn’t even their second choice. Rumors were that former...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Ken Norton, Jr. New Defensive Coordinator

During his career as an NFL linebacker he was a three time pro bowler and a three time Super Bowl champ. He combined for 1130 career tackles, 13 fumble recoveries, 12.5 sacks, and 5 interceptions. After finishing his career in 2000 with the San Francisco 49ers, Norton Jr began his coaching career in 2004 with the University of Southern California. He has coached under Pete Carroll...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders hire Ken Norton, Jr. as new defensive coordinator

The Oakland Raiders have hired Seattle linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. as their new defensive coordinator. Coach Jack Del Rio announced Friday that his former teammate with the Dallas Cowboys will join his staff to run the defense in Oakland. Del Rio and Norton were teammates in Dallas for two seasons. Norton also played with the San Francisco 49ers before beginning his coaching...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders finally hire a defensive coordinator; man with a Super Bowl

The long wait for the Oakland Raiders to hire a defensive coordinator is finally over. Ken Norton, Jr. is the Raiders new Defensive Coordinator: http://t.co/fceUxsI0w8 pic.twitter.com/eNaqJieh60 — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) February 6, 2015 Norton Jr. was the linebackers coach for the Seahawks the last four year, winning a Super Bowl Championship with that group last year and...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Name Ken Norton Jr. New Defensive Coordinator

  The Raiders announced that Seahawks assistant Ken Norton Jr. will be their new defensive coordinator Friday.   Ken Norton, Jr. is the Raiders new Defensive Coordinator: http://t.co/fceUxsI0w8 pic.twitter.com/eNaqJieh60 — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) February 6, 2015 Norton coached the linebackers with Seattle since 2010.  He was on the University of Southern California staff...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Raiders now hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator?

With the Super Bowl now out of the way, the Raiders are now free to pursue any coaches from the Seahawks that may interest them. Oakland has the need for at least two coaches on the defensive side of the ball, none more important than their as-now-empty defensive coordinator. The Raiders are believed to be interested in Seattle linebacker coach Ken Norton Jr., who goes way back with...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest 30 For 30 Covers Ali vs Norton Controversy

The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series, from Emmy Award-winning director Eric Drath, debuted today on Grantland.com. “Robbed” delves into the 1976 Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton fight inside the ring at Yankee Stadium. The conclusion of this fight would go down as one of the most controversial decisions in the sport of boxing. But this fight, which should have been remembered...
Via BadCulture
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: 30 for 30 “Robbed” on Muhammad Ali-Ken Norton III at Yankees Stadium & police strike

30 for 30 Shorts: “Robbed” Looks at Intersection of Boxing Injustice and Urban Chaos in the 1970s: The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series, from Emmy Award-winning director Eric Drath, debuted today on Grantland.com. Right here, you can watch the video of the new 30 for 30 Shorts in its entirety. “Robbed” delves into the 1976 Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton fight inside...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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