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Oakland Raiders are a team in need of an identity

“We’re going to build a bully here,” boasted former Raiders head coach Hue Jackson at his introductory press conference. And a bully he delivered. The 2011 Raiders led the league in penalties by a whopping 219 yards, with the type of brutal physicality that results in topping the NFL in personal fouls. However, leading the league in illegal contact, offsides and running into...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson says he and Dalton are “joined at the hip”

The at-time kooky effort to coax a higher level of play out of Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton in his fourth season has generated the kookiest observations yet from his new offensive coordinator, Hue Jackson. “We are joined at the hip,” Jackson recently told Mike Silver of “We are tethered together. And I’ll jump off a building with this guy, because I believe...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: I’ll “jump off a building” with Andy Dalton

Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson told Mike Silver of the NFL Network that he’s “joined at the hip” with Andy Dalton. “We are tethered together. And I’ll jump off a building with this guy,” Jackson told Silver, “because I believe in the things he’s trying to accomplish with his career, and I think I can help him.” I hope Jackson was kidding because if...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson is delusional about Andy Dalton

(Credit: I have always said that in any sport, every player and coach is going to say he believes he is the best at what he does. Otherwise, why are they even there? Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive coordinator Hue Jackson is no different, and after recent comments he made, I don’t think anyone is going to accuse him of  not being supportive of his players. Jackson...
Via Sports-Kings
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson Believes Bengals Have the Best QB-WR Tandem in the NFL

In other news, the Earth stopped rotating west to east about the same time that Calvin Johnson retired and Jordy Nelson gave up football to pursue a living as a plumber.  In what is an obvious case of a coach talking up his players, Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson indicated over the weekend that they have the best quarterback-wide receiver tandem in the entire NFL (via...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Coaching Carousel: Hue Jackson

As is the case with a large contingent of offensive coordinators in the NFL, Hue Jackson was a former quarterback at the college level, albeit for the University of the Pacific which competes in what is now the FBS. Upon the end of his playing days, he immediately became a graduate assistant for the university and worked his way up through the college ranks, peaking as the offensive...
Via Forensic Fantasy
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A key difference for the Cincinnati Bengals in Hue Jackson versus Jay Gruden

Though the changes have been minimal in Cincinnati, the one off-season alteration that has generated optimism amongst the fan base has been the promotion of running backs coach Hue Jackson to offensive coordinator, a position vacated when Jay Gruden left to coach the Washington Redskins. The primary reason for a hopeful outlook with Jackson coordinating the offense is his commitment...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Hue Jackson expected to take over as the Bengals offensive coordinator

With Jay Gruden headed to Washington,  Hue Jackson will take over as the Bengals offensive coordinator.  He’s been serving as their running backs coach this season. With Jay Gruden in place, Hue Jackson will likely remain in Cincinnati as offensive coordinator. Won't go to Redskins, I'm told. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 9, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? ...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals will promote Hue Jackson as their next OC; Replacing Jay Gruden

Hue Jackson takes on new roles for the Bengals in 2014 according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.  Jackson will become the next Offensive Coordinator replacing Jay Gruden who left to become the next Head Coach of the Washington Redskins. Jackson is in his second term as a Bengals assistant, having rejoined Cincinnati in […]The post Bengals will promote Hue Jackson as their...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers May Have Interest In Talking To Hue Jackson

Alby Oxenreiter, Sports Director for WPXI in Pittsburgh, reports via Twitter this afternoon that a source has told him that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin may be interested in talking to recently-fired Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson about the still open offensive coordinator position. Jackson has long been speculated as a possible candidate for the job ever since...
Via Steelers Depot
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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