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When the 2011 season started for the Oakland Raiders, coach Hue Jackson was determined to have his defense be a “bully” on the field. Of course he never wanted to set the single season record in both penalties and penalty yards, but that’s the risk you take when you create a monster of a defense. The defensive line was fantastic at creating pressure on the quarterback, the linebackers could cover sideline to sideline and the secondary could make any open-field tackle. So why is it that the Raiders had such a hard time maintaining leads? One could easily point out that the combination of Hue Jackson’s and former defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan’s inability to game plan properly as the biggest reason. Or maybe it was the revolving door at starting defensive back opposite of Stanford Routt, mostly due to injuries. The Raiders secondary showed flashes of being a shut-down unit. Michael Huff lived up to his 1st round expectations and Stanford Routt showed he can be threat while filling in the void left by Nnamdi Asomugha when he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Raiders still seem to be missing a true leader in the secondary. With Richard Seymour clearly leading the front seven, and Rolando [...]
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Hue Jackson said he was shocked by new Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie’s decision to fire him as Raiders coach Tuesday.
“You know I did everything possible to keep my job,” Jackson told Comcast SportsNet California. “McKenzie told me I am not in his plans for the future.”
McKenzie called Jackson into his office Tuesday morning and notified Jackson he was relieved...
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is currently contemplating the future of head coach Hue Jackson.
Kennard McGuire, the agent of McKenzie and Jackson – continues to deny that Jackson would be let go. But why wouldn’t he deny that Jackson could be on the way out? It’s obvious that he’s trying to keep the peace amongst...
The Oakland Raiders dropped the hammer on head coach Hue Jackson.
ESPN broke the news which was soon confirmed by our partners at Comcast Sports.
This is a breaking news story. Check back for details.
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 quarterback play and a healthy Darren McFadden, Jackson is wildly successful in his first year. 2011 [...]
ALAMEDA, CALIF. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders fired coach Hue Jackson on Tuesday after just one season at the helm in the first major move since Reggie McKenzie was hired as general manager.The decision to get rid of Jackson came four days after the team announced the hiring of McKenzie ...
The Oakland Raiders fired coach Hue Jackson, who went 8-8 in his only season. Meanwhile, the Jacksonville Jaguars hired Mike Mularkey as coach.
New Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie wasted no time in putting his stamp on the organization, firing coach Hue Jackson on Tuesday.
San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Hue Jackson after just one season.
Jackson confirmed the decision of new Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie to the San Jose Mercury News.
The Raiders had originally scheduled a news conference to introduce McKenzie on Tuesday afternoon. McKenzie and Jackson met Tuesday morning.
Reggie McKenzie officially became the Oakland Raiders GM today and proved the rumors right, he fired Hue Jackson. I thought the rumors were just that, rumors. McKenzie, much like a