Raiders hire Brian Callahan to coach QBs

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2001, file photo, then-Oakland Raiders' coach Jon Gruden is shown during a press conference at Raiders headquarters in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders are set to bring Jon Gruden back for a second stint as coach. A person with knowledge of the team's plans said the Raiders are planning a news conference Tuesday to announce that Gruden is leaving the broadcast booth to come back to coaching. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has made no formal announcement. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland has hired the son of former Raiders coach Bill Callahan to serve as its quarterbacks coach under Jon Gruden.

Brian Callahan spent the previous two seasons as the quarterbacks coach with the Detroit Lions. He also was a coach with the Denver Broncos for six years from 2010-15.

The Raiders announced the move on Monday.

Bill Callahan was the head coach in Oakland for two seasons. He took over the Raiders after Gruden was traded to Tampa Bay.

Gruden was re-hired by the Raiders this month.

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