Packers assistant Moss has yet to be contacted by Raiders

Winston Moss said his four seasons with the Raiders were some of the best times of his 11-year career as an NFL linebacker.

And if his old team calls, he'll listen.

The Green Bay Packers assistant head coach said he hasn't been contacted about the Raiders' head-coaching vacancy as of Monday afternoon, but he would welcome the chance to talk to them.

"If the Raiders were to call and ask, I'll be ready to speak with them," said Moss, who also coaches the Packers' inside linebackers. "But nothing's changed from last week. I feel good where I'm at. If there's an opportunity that comes up in the future, we'll probably cross that bridge at that time. But at this present time, right now, not a lot to talk about."

Now that the Packers' season is over, thanks to Sunday's stunning 37-20 divisional playoff loss to the New York Giants, Moss and a few of his fellow Green Bay assistants might draw additional interest from teams looking for coaches.

There's a natural connection between the Packers and Raiders now that longtime Green Bay executive Reggie McKenzie has taken over as Oakland's general manager and fired coach Hue Jackson. And Moss played for the Raiders from 1991 to 1994.

"At the time, (owner) Al Davis was there, Art Shell was my coach," Moss said. "And we had good times. I had some of my better times as a player in the National Football League with the Raiders."

But Moss knows things have changed since Davis' death last year.

"I think whatever I've taken from the past with the Raiders, and Al Davis not being there any more, you've got to say going forward that it's going to be different," Moss said. "it's going to be different from the standpoint of, Reggie wants to go in a new direction, so I'll sit down and speak with Reggie to get his vision, what direction he wants the organization to go in. That's going to play a lot in to it."

In addition to Moss, NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora reported the Raiders have Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers and offensive coordinator Joe Philbinon their list of candidates. Many league observers also told La Canfora they believe secondary coach Darren Perry could end up as the next defensive coordinator in Oakland.

Philbin interviewed for the head-coaching positions with the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers also hope to interview Philbin soon, league sources told La Canfora.

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