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Jack Del Rio ranked No. 26 in NFL coach power rankings

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is trying to resurrect the franchise's once feared reputation as the bad boys of the NFL, but first his boys have to grow up. Del Rio has taken over a young team with a boatload of talent from years of high draft picks and stocked his coaching staff with proven coaches; however, only time will tell if he can do what none could since 2002 and...
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Jack Del Rio, DC Ken Norton take over defense filled with potential stars

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio and defensive coordinator Ken Norton inherited a defense that was fundamentally flawed, but filled with top shelf talent. The duo went back to the basics with the team's defense, stressing fundamentals such as shedding blocks and proper leverage. As the Seahawks linebacker coach in 2014, Norton's unit was the best tackling group in the NFL...
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Competition for roster spots will be key to improvement for Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have done a lot of roster shuffling in the offseason and along with a new coaching staff are primed to improve. Coach Jack Del Rio has put in place a competitive environment during team OTAs and he expects the training camp battles to be fierce. “It’s been hard to find a position that doesn’t have great competition going on in it, so that part is exciting...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Rio says he's letting his Raiders develop a team personality

Raiders players are loving the changes under the new coaching regime.And head coach Jack Del Rio sounds just fine with letting his team call him a player's coach -- as long as it develops team chemistry and builds toward a winning season."We ask our guys to express themselves and be themselves and have fun, but put in the work and understand what it takes," Del Rio told the Contra...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Rio Compares sanctions to Deflategate Overreaction

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio has had a lot on his plate as of late. His son, Luke, is transferring to Florida and will play for his third college football team and Jack, a former USC linebacker, was just inducted into the USC Athletics Hall of Fame. Before his induction, Del Rio had a few choice words when he was asked his thoughts on the penalties laid on the New England...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio: Deflategate sanctions are an 'overreaction'

  LOS ANGELES — Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is not a fan of the discipline handed down against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” scandal, likening it to the heavy sanctions received by his alma mater, Southern California, in the NCAA’s Reggie Bush investigation.   “I think there are some similarities in terms of...
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio wants to 'bring swagger back' to Raiders

The Oakland Raiders, once the most feared franchise in the NFL, have been a league laughingstock for the past decade-plus. New head coach Jack Del Rio has a message for his team and the rest of the league: The swagger is back in Oakland. “I was asked the other day about the Raiders mystique,” Del Rio said Wednesday in an interview with SiriusXM NFL radio, per
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

For the Raiders, the Jack Del Rio hire made perfect sense

The Oakland Raiders have a history of hiring young head coaches with very little previous experience in that role. From Lane Kiffin to Dennis Allen, this is a strategy that has not paid off for the most part. So when the team hit the market to find a full-time replacement for Allen, it was somewhat of a shock that it decided to look into candidates with previous head coaching experience...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to hire Jack Del Rio as head coach

The Oakland Raiders are reportedly set to hire Jack Del Rio as their next head coach, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. Del Rio spent the last three seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos. Prior to that, he was the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2003 to 2011. Del Rio,...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos fired their entire coaching staff

It was reported late Monday afternoon that the Denver Broncos and head coach John Fox have agreed to part ways. Now comes this bit of shocking news from Vic Lombardi of the local CBS affiliate in Denver. NEW INFO: Entire Broncos coaching staff let go. Not just John Fox. All assistants gone according to several players. — Vic Lombardi (@VicLombardi) January 12, 2015   Yes...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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