Rod Woodson returns to coaching staff

The Raiders have finalized their coaching staff, and it includes a familiar face.

New head coach Jack Del Rio has brought back Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson, who will serve as the Raiders assistant defensive backs coach.

The hire marks the second time that Woodson will coach the Silver & Black, after coaching the cornerbacks in 2011.

Woodson played 17 seasons in the NFL after being drafted 10th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1987 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009. He played in 26 games for the Raiders, racking up 10 interceptions.

Woodson joins the following coaches that the Raiders also announced: Sam Anno (Defensive Assistant), Darryl Eto (Asst. Strength & Conditioning), Jethro Franklin (Defensive Line), Joe Gomes (Head Strength and Conditioning), Tim Holt (Assistant Offensive Line), Nick Holz (Quality Control - Offense), Kevin Kijowski (Strength and Conditioning Asst.), Wesley Miller (Strength and Conditioning Asst.), Jake Peetz (Senior Offensive Asst.), Travis Smith (Quality Control - Defense) and Brent Vieselmeyer (Assistant Linebackers).


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