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Las Vegas Raiders add JoJo Wooden as Senior Director of Player Personnel

Feb 26, 2024, 11:25 AM

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - DECEMBER 17: Las Vegas Raiders logos are shown on a wall before a game between the Raiders and the Los Angeles Chargers at Allegiant Stadium on December 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chargers defeated the Raiders 30-27 in overtime. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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New Las Vegas Raiders general manager Tom Telesco has hired someone from the Chargers organization he has a lot of familiarity with.

According to a press release from the team, Las Vegas has named JoJo Wooden as their Senior Director of Player Personnel of the Las Vegas Raiders. Wooden was the Chargers interim general manager when Los Angeles fired Telesco last season.

Prior to earning the interim title, Wooden was the Chargers’ Director of Player Personnel from 2013-23. Telesco was hired as the Chargers’ general manager in 2013, as well.

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Before he moved to the West Coast, Wooden spent 16 seasons with the New York Jets in a variety of front-office roles. In his final six years with the Jets, he was the team’s Assistant Director of Player Personnel.

Key offseason dates for the Las Vegas Raiders

  • Tuesday, Feb. 27 – NFL Combine begins
  • Thursday, March 13 – The 2024 free agency signing period begins at 1 p.m. PST

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