The Oakland Raiders announced Saturday evening they have hired Bobby April as special teams coordinator.
April is a two-time special teams coach of the year winning the award in 2004 and 2008, both while a member of the Buffalo Bills coaching staff. April was most recently with the Philadelphia Eagles on Andy Reid’s staff for the past three seasons.
Oakland is April’s seventh stop in the NFL in 21 seasons as an assistant coach. He previously spent time with the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, Bills and Eagles. He also served as assistant head coach for his final three seasons in Buffalo under head coach Dick Jauron.