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XFL NAMES WINSTON MOSS LOS ANGELES HEAD COACH
Winston Moss, most recently the associate head coach for the Green Bay Packers, and former NFL linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks, Los Angeles Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has been named head coach and general manager of the XFL team in Los Angeles.
Moss joins the XFL with over 30 years of experience as an NFL player and coach. As a young athlete, Winston won a national championship with the University of Miami and, as an assistant coach, he helped the Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl XLV. In 1999, Moss began his coaching career as the defensive quality control coach for the Seahawks. In 2000, he assumed the same position with the New Orleans Saints, where he began working with Mike McCarthy. A year later Moss was promoted to linebackers coach, a position he held through the 2005 season.
He was hired in 2006 by incoming Packers head coach McCarthy, as linebackers coach and promoted to assistant head coach/linebackers in 2007. Moss was a member of the coaching staff in 2010 that led the Packers to victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV. Finally, he was named associate head coach, linebackers, in 2015, a position he held for the remainder of his time with the team.
While playing for the L.A. Raiders, his teammates voted him the winner of the Ed Block Courage Award for his commitment to community service. Winston is looking forward to developing a new football franchise for Los Angeles, a city where he spent four years as an NFL player.
HEATHER BROOKS KARATZ NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE XFL TEAM IN LOS ANGELES
Heather Brooks Karatz, most recently the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Los Angeles Football Club and Banc of California Stadium, has been named President of the XFL football team in Los Angeles.
"The XFL's mission is to put the fan above all and bring new thinking, not only to the game, but to how we engage fans and their families, connect with the community through a love for football, and manage every aspect of our operations. Starting from scratch means our perspective can be fresh and I can't wait to get started creating a new team for the LA market and entire community." - Heather Brooks Karatz, President of the XFL team in Los Angeles
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