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Changes to Raiders offense will be very subtle

Changes to Raiders offense will be very subtle
Published On: Thu, Feb 16
Aug 22, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Auburn Tigers former players, Green Bay Packers cornerback Ryan White (43) and Oakland Raiders cornerback Neiko Thorpe (31), pose after the game at Lambeau Field. The Packers defeated the Raiders 31-21. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Raiders finished seventh in the league in points scored and sixth in offensive yards during the 2016 season, which usually isnt the kind of year thats followed by a change in offensive coordinator unless that coordinator is moving on to a head coaching job.

Bill Musgrave isnt a head coach, but he wont be back in Oakland. Musgrave did not get a new contract after finishing the final year of his deal and hes been replaced by former quarterbacks coach Todd Downing, who realizes that theres a lot to work with offensively.

Downing said that he wont be changing [the offensive scheme] just for changes sake and that his goal for 2017 will be finding tweaks that make the Raiders even better at what they already do well.

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