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Hue Jackson made a big impact in his two seasons with the Oakland Raiders.
He helped revive Darren McFadden's career, turned Darrius Heyward-Bey from a bust to a capable NFL receiver and sparked a moribund offense that was one of the most inept in the league before he arrived.
Jackson helped bring credibility back to Oakland first as offensive coordinator in 2010 and then head coach last season. But when Reggie McKenzie was hired as general manager last January, he overhauled the organization starting by firing Jackson after an 8-8 season.
The Raiders (3-6) will see their former coach again Sunday when they visit Cincinnati (5-5) to face the Bengals, where Jackson is an assistant secondary and special teams coach.
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Oft-injured Oakland running back Darren McFadden (ankle) will once again be listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Cincinnati.Fantasy Spin:McFadden has never been a quick healer and the original diagnosis in Week 9 was 2-4 weeks. Marcel Reece is the best fantasy option out of the Raiders backfield after posting 193 yards from scrimmage last weekend.
Today the Oakland Raiders announced that they released LB Aaron Curry. Curry missed most of the offseason, all of camp, and the first eight games with knee soreness. Activated from the PUP list, he played just 15 snaps versus the Ravens and three against the Saints last week. The No. 4 overall pick in the 2009 draft may have to prove that his knee is at full strength before landing...
Per a tweet from Aaron Curry’s Twitter feed, he has announced he has been released by the Oakland Raiders:
Curry, drafted 4th overall in the 2009 NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks, was widely considered to be the best linebacker in his draft, and there was even speculation he could go as high as #1 overall. He signed a 6-year, $60 million contract, with $34 million guaranteed...
Former Bengals and current Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Carson Palmer says he wanted out of Cincinnati last season for professional reasons and that it was time for him to go.
“Really just professional. Like I said, it was time. It was definitely time to move on, said Palmer, per the Cincinnati Enquirer. ”I’m glad the way it worked out and I’m glad for the Bengals...
Aaron Curry tweeted that he no longer plays for the Oakland Raiders this afternoon, which is a pretty clear indication that he was released by the team.
Curry has been hampered by knee injuries for a good majority of his NFL career. He was placed on the Raiders PUP list and wound up missing the team’s first eight games this season.
Curry was the No. 4 overall pick back in the...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer When the new regime took over the Oakland Raiders last January, they inherited an 8-8 team that fell one game shy of the playoffs, featuring an offense that could be prolific at times and a defense that was historically bad.
Ten games into the first season under general manager Reggie McKenzie and...
Darren McFadden sat out practice yet again for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday due to a nagging ankle injury, according to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times. Mike Goodson also missed practice.
There is no official word yet on the status of either running back for Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals, though the fact that neither one has yet to participate in practice since...
Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson are still not practicing with their high ankle sprains. Now Taiwan Jones has joined them on the injured list.
Jones left Sunday's game against the Saints with an ankle injury which left the Raiders with just two healthy running backs-Marcel Reece and Jeremy Stewart. Jones was back at practice on Wednesday and wasn't listed on the injury...
It was expected to be a shootout between the Oakland Raiders and the New Orleans Saints last Sunday, when the teams collided at the O.Co Coliseum. Well, at least one side did their part and, unfortunately for the Raider Nation, it wasn’t the Silver & Black. The offense led by Carson Palmer could not keep up with Drew Brees and [...]
So this is it? This is how we discover what kind of team the Raiders are?
After all that was said in the past, after all of the grinding, promises about change, and continuous banter about the greatness being in the future, this is how we show what we truly are? Into the garbage chute, flyboys!
This hurts like getting your damn hand was cut off, doesn't it? (believe...
Oakland running back Darren McFadden (ankle) missed Friday's practice and beat writer Steve Corkran is reporting that both McFadden and Mike Goodson will not play in Week 12.Fantasy Spin:McFadden has never been a quick healer and the original diagnosis in Week 9 was 2-4 weeks. Marcel Reece is the best fantasy option out of the Raiders backfield after posting 193 yards from scrimmage...
Steve Corkran tweets that Raiders RB Darren McFadden is unlikely to play against the Bengals this weekend.
McFadden has already missed a few weeks now with an ankle injury, but there was hope that he would be available for Week 12. Marcel Reece figures to see another solid workload against Cincinnati with Mike Goodson also dealing with an ankle injury of his own.
On Tuesday, the California Golden Bears fired head coach Jeff Tedford after 11 years as the top man for the football program. According to many sources, Bengals coach Hue Jackson is one of the top candidates on a short list of replacements, which includes Boise State head coach Chris Petersen and Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera.
Jackson was a former offensive coordinator...