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Jack Del Rio keeps the Raiders off of Hard Knocks for another year

Any Oakland Raiders fans who are still waiting to see their team featured on HBO’s hit show “Hard Knocks.” For the few out there unfamiliar with it, Hard Knocks is essentially a reality show surrounding NFL training camps. The show follows one team during training camp and the preseason and documents what life is like for players trying to make an NFL team as well as players...
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Madden: Jack Del Rio sees through the myth that the Raiders are tough

The Oakland Raiders once again have an entirely new coaching staff. With Jack Del Rio, the Raiders have their ninth head coach since the departure of Jon Gruden after the 2001 season. Of those nine, only two have lasted more than two full seasons and none finished better than .500 (with Hue Jackson being the only one to reach the .500 mark). But according to former Raiders head coach...
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NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: Which Team Has the Best Defense?

32. Oakland Raiders View image | I definitely like that they went defensive minded with the hiring of Jack Del Rio.  Unfortunately though, the Raiders were dreadful defensively next year and turning around this defense won’t be a one year project. The Raiders have to continue to build on their young linebackers and revamp their defensive line and secondary...
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8 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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10 days ago  |  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...
11 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders set to invest tens of millions in Bay Area facilities

When coach Jack Del Rio was hired by the Oakland Raiders, one of the things he talked about was the need for the team to upgrade their facilities. Everyone knows about the need to upgrade where they play on Sundays but Del Rio was talking about where they practice before playing on Sundays. In particular, their practice fields and training facilities in Alameda California. Now that...
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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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