AP source: Jets’ Clinkscales leaving for Raiders
A person familiar with the decision says Jets vice president of
college scouting Joey Clinkscales is leaving New York to take a
position with the Oakland Raiders.
Clinkscales has been with the Jets for 17 years, the last four
in his current position, helping run their draft. The person spoke
to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because
neither team had announced the move. It was uncertain what position
Clinkscales will fill in Oakland.
ESPN first reported that Clinkscales would be leaving the
Clinkscales dismissed rumors after the draft a few weeks ago
that he might join the Raiders, whose new general manager, Reggie
McKenzie, is a longtime friend and former high school and college
teammate. McKenzie is currently restructuring the Raiders’ player