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Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr.: "We Really Like What We See So Far"

Check out what Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr., had to say following the first day of padded practice.
Via Raiders.com
16 days ago

Raiders could be landing spot for Wade Phillips

Longtime NFL coach Wade Phillips is considered one of the best defensive minds in the modern history of the NFL. He’s overseen a dominating two-year stretch as defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos, helping the team to win the Lombardi Trophy last season. A blitz-heavy scheme coupled with man coverage on the outside led to two of the best defensive performances from a team...
Via Sportsnaut
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to sign Bruce Irvin

The Oakland Raiders have made some pretty big noise on the last day of the legal free-agent tampering period around the NFL. Hours after multiple reports indicated the team is going to sign offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele comes this from NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport: Source: The #Raiders will sign LB Bruce Irvin when the league year starts tomorrow. Out of nowhere. — Ian Rapoport...
Via Sportsnaut
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

DC Ken Norton Jr. says 'we coach effort first'

Oakland Raiders' defensive coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. talked about the characteristics he wants to see his unit develop, some that can be taught and some are qualities are just natural gifts. Norton in his first year as the defensive boss is known for his intensity, energy, and gold standard background. However, Norton said the most important trait is effort, and the coaching...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders DC Norton Jr. wants his players to run on 'empty'

Ken Norton Sr. was a boxer who never backed down from a punch.Ken Norton Jr., the Raiders' new defensive coordinator, wants to instill that same mindset in his new Oakland players.“I’ve coached and played the same way," Norton Jr. told CSN Bay Area. "Early on in my coaching career, I learned that I needed to approach games, practice, meetings the way I played the game – just...
Via FOX Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

DC Ken Norton Jr. says defense is 'going to surprise you'

Oakland Raiders' defensive coordinator Ken Norton has been on successful teams his entire career and he wants to use that experience to transform the club's unit into a winner. Norton's intensity has been well documented; however, when asked about his defense, he simply said in 2015, they 'will surprise you.' "I saw a group that needed a little leadership, a little direction...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton Jr. Waking Up the Team is Hilarious

Ken Norton Jr. was an absolute beast of a player back in his day so it only stands to reason that he would be just as much of a beast when it comes to coaching. The only thing is that he doesn't hit people anymore for a living so he has to channel that intensity in another fashion. Thanks to this video from linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong it appears that he is putting his intensity...
Via FatManWriting
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders hire Ken Norton, Jr. as new defensive coordinator

The Oakland Raiders have hired Seattle linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. as their new defensive coordinator. Coach Jack Del Rio announced Friday that his former teammate with the Dallas Cowboys will join his staff to run the defense in Oakland. Del Rio and Norton were teammates in Dallas for two seasons. Norton also played with the San Francisco 49ers before beginning his coaching...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest 30 For 30 Covers Ali vs Norton Controversy

The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series, from Emmy Award-winning director Eric Drath, debuted today on Grantland.com. “Robbed” delves into the 1976 Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton fight inside the ring at Yankee Stadium. The conclusion of this fight would go down as one of the most controversial decisions in the sport of boxing. But this fight, which should have been remembered...
Via BadCulture
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: 30 for 30 “Robbed” on Muhammad Ali-Ken Norton III at Yankees Stadium & police strike

30 for 30 Shorts: “Robbed” Looks at Intersection of Boxing Injustice and Urban Chaos in the 1970s: The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series, from Emmy Award-winning director Eric Drath, debuted today on Grantland.com. Right here, you can watch the video of the new 30 for 30 Shorts in its entirety. “Robbed” delves into the 1976 Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton fight inside...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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