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Report: Where The Raiders Stand With Rich Bisaccia

Derek Carr walking alongside interim head coach Rich Bisaccia.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 14: Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Las Vegas Raiders and interim head coach/special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia of the Las Vegas Raiders look on during their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium on November 14, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 41-14. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Raiders interim head coach Rich Bisaccia has his "official" interview with ownership for the full-time head position today.

Bisaccia did an admirable job after taking over for Jon Gruden, going 7-5 and leading the Raiders to the playoffs. However, an interim coach getting promoted to the big chair permanently isn't something that happens very often in the NFL.

Judging by the latest intel from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, we should expect the Raiders to move on from Bisaccia. Rapoprt says the 61-year-old longtime assistant has "an uphill battle" to remain in place.

"From my read, it is unlikely that he stays on with the Raiders, but at least he's got a shot," Rapoport said on television this afternoon.

In his report, Rapaport mentioned New England Patriots assistant coach Jerod Mayo as one candidate the Raiders plan on speaking with and one of the "hotter" names on the market.

One thing seems certain: this will be a legitimate coaching search in Vegas, unlike back in 2018 when they conducted some cursory interviews only to hire Gruden, who they wanted all along.