Posted December 15, 2011 on
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated) By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer From almost the moment he took over in Oakland, coach Hue Jackson vowed to fix the Raiders' perpetually leaky run defense and curb their propensity for penalties.
With three games left in his inaugural season, both problems are as big as ever and could end up extending Oakland's postseason drought to nine seasons.
The Raiders are on a record-setting penalty pace and are allowing the most yards per carry in franchise history. Jackson says he is doing everything he can to fix those problems but there is little time left to get them solved if Oakland (7-6) hopes to reverse its recent slide in time to make a playoff push.
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Nearly all NFL coaches and players have some sort of ritual they go through before games, whether it's wearing the same clothes, listening to the same music or eating the same meal.
Hue Jackson treats himself to a pedicure and manicure.
The Oakland Raiders coach has been following the same routine for several years now, but it only became public Friday when photos of Jackson...
Hue Jackson shared a laugh with Oakland Raiders media Friday when ribbed about new magazine photos showing him receiving a manicure and pedicure.
Jackson said getting his nails done is a pregame ritual. Unfortunately for Jackson, another Raiders tradition has continued during his first season as Oakland's head coach: Penalties.
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Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson takes a loose approach to getting back on track despite three straight losses.
"This is a good football team that we're playing," says the Oakland Raiders head coach.
It’s not exactly unusual for the Raiders to lead the league in penalties. But this year Raiders coach Hue Jackson has seen enough. With the Raiders currently leading the league in both penalties and yards, Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer says Jackson made a point in practice this week of chewing players out for stupid mistakes.…
When I first saw this, I thought it was a digital hoax. It’s not. What it is: Another thing that could not possibly have happened involving a Raiders’ coach (or Raiders’ anything) in Al Davis’ time: (Link to photo. And what a photo.) Though I guess this is something that...