Found December 05, 2011 on
NBC San Diego:
The Miami Dolphins had lost their first seven games this season, but Raiders head coach Hue Jackson had told anyone who asked that Miami is a good football team.
“I’m expecting a team that’s really good,” he told the Bay Area News Group’s Jerry McDonald Saturday. “The one with the balanced attack that’s a really good team. What they did earlier in the year has nothing to do with what they’re doing now, so we’ve got to go and play a real good football game.”
But, they didn’t. The Raiders played a stinker.
On Sunday in Miami, the Raiders were dominated by the Dolphins 34-14, with the Raiders’ two fourth-quarter scores coming only after they were down 34-0.
Not only did the Raiders three-game winning streak come to an end, but so did their sole possession of first place in the AFC West. While Oakland was losing, Tim Tebow and the Broncos were pulling out another victory, beating the Vikings in Minnesota 35-32. The Raiders and Broncos are now tied at 7-5.
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ALAMEDA Raiders coach Hue Jackson on Monday stopped short of saying he believes middle linebacker Rolando McClain is innocent of the charges levied against him after a gun-related incident in Decatur, Ala.
All season, Raiders coach Hue Jackson has said his team needs to stop committing costly penalties.
Yet the Raiders lead the NFL in flags and are on pace to set a record.
Longtime Bay Area columnist Glenn Dickey sees the problem as a self-inflicted wound caused by a lack of discipline. He also wonders if Jackson’s decision to allow middle linebacker Rolando McClain to play Sunday...
* Straight from tomorrow morning’s paper, with a topper… -This is getting way ahead of things here, but you do have to try to look around the corner into the future sometimes, and maybe this is one time for the Raiders to do it: If they struggle down the stretch this season–even...
What does Hue Jackson do now? He inherited this Raiders responsibility, he’s been man enough to accept it full-tilt, he’s never blinked, and now he has to figure out what to do about Rolando McClain, specifically in tomorrow’s game against the Dolphins. In Miami, Jackson told...
Just four days after his arrest in Alabama on several charges including assault and firing a weapon in city limits, Rolando McClain was active for Sunday's game versus the Dolphins. However he was not in the starting lineup.
He sat while Aaron Curry started at middle linebacker in his place. This benching didn't last long, however. He was back in the game after the first...
Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson has already stood behind his troubled linebacker once, letting Rolando McClain play this past weekend against the Miami Dolphins in the wake of his mid-week arrest in Alabama. Now, he's voicing his support a second time.
Raiders coach Hue Jackson met with Rolando McClain on Saturday, two days after the second-year middle linebacker was arrested on a variety of charges in Alabama relating to the alleged pointing of a gun in another person’s face. Paul Gutierrez of CSNBayArea.com reports that Jackson and McClain met on Saturday. Jackson said that no decision…
Raiders coach Hue Jackson (pictured doing his best Gene Simmons impersonation) has not decided — or, if he has, he hasn’t publicly indicated — whether middle linebacker Rolando McClain will play on Sunday, three days after being arrested on multiple charges in Alabama arising from allegations that he stuck a gun in someone’s face before…