Raiders RBs Coach Kirby Wilson Informs Team He’s Retiring

According to Ian Rapoport, Raiders RBs coach Kirby Wilson has informed the organization that he is retiring from the NFL. 

Kirby Wilson

Las Vegas should be expected to hire another running backs coach at some point in the near future. 

Wilson, 59, ends his long career as a running backs coach with nine different professional teams. He began his NFL coaching career as the Patriots’ running backs coach from 1997-1999 before joining Washington to the same position in 2000. 

After a brief stint at USC, he became the Buccaneers’ running backs coach under HC Jon Gruden in 2002-2003, then joined the Cardinals from 2004-2006 and Steelers from 2007-2013. 

From there, Wilson signed with the Vikings from 2014-2015, Browns in 2016-2017, Cardinals again in 2018, before re-joining Gruden with the Raiders in 2019. 

He’s a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Steelers in 2009 and Buccaneers in 2002. 


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