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What Really Lead To Hue Jackson’s Firing?

Allow me for a moment to walk the Raider Nation through a timeline of Hue Jackson’s tenure with the Raiders. 2010 Al Davis hires Hue Jackson to revamp an offense that hadn’t been good in many years. With the aide of competent

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Just Balance, Baby!

Every year around this time something happens in the NFL, but not usually in Oakland. Al Davis had a grip on the Raiders for decades so it hadn’t quite taken root until now. The influence of the Head Coach begins to percolate through the

Posted in Hue Jackson, Regular Season 2011 Tagged with: , , , ,

Hue-yuck!

Hue Jackson essentially benched Darrius Heyward-Bey, the team’s most productive receiver, in favor freshly signed T.J. Houshmandzadeh and rookie Denarius Moore. Moore’s production has dipped since taking over punt return duties and was targeted on three of the six interceptions against

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Hue Jackson’s Window

The most successful teams in the NFL have their franchise quarterback. No other position in the NFL is as valuable. Teams, however, don’t need a spectacular quarterback to win. Look at San Francisco, Tampa Bay and the Giants. More than

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Always interesting in Oakland

This year has been very interesting in Oakland. On October 8, Al Davis passed away. The entire sports world focused on the life and accomplishments of Al Davis and the Raiders. The next day the Raiders responded with a win on

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  • @Ryan_Riddle Nothing wrong with either opinion. Honestly I could build around both guy, I'd just do so differently.
    about 6 hours ago
  • @Ryan_Riddle Very different qualities required for both. It's why I am not a huge fan of the coordinator->HC promotion ladder.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @Ryan_Riddle He'll need to run good routes to be better than Beckham if my thinking...even if he's dangerous.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @Ryan_Riddle That' putting too much faith in Evans refining his route-running for me. Beckham's floor is very high.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @Ryan_Riddle Rather have Beckham to build around.
    about 8 hours ago