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Raiders make another mistake

Posted on: January 10, 2012 2:53 pm
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Firing Hue Jackson is a mistake by the Oakland Raiders.

Do we expect anything other than that?

Jackson had one year to show what kind of head coach he could be, and then he's gone? I know he might not be the handpicked choice of new general manager Reggie McKenzie, and I know he can be volatile and outspoken, but did he really get a fair shake?

The Raiders missed the playoffs at 8-8, but they had a ton of injuries decimate the speed on offense in the final six weeks. That showed up. It's why Carson Palmer never looked like the player the Raiders expected he would look like when they traded premium draft picks to land him.

Yes, the Raiders led the NFL in penalties, but when have they not?

Jackson deserved at least another year. I don't know he would have turned into John Madden or Tom Flores or any of the other successful Raiders coach. But he needed at least another year to show if could have done so.

To borrow from Raiders-speak: Just stupid, baby.

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Category: NFL
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Since: Sep 25, 2007
Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:07 pm
 

Raiders make another mistake

Raiders will take another step back with this firing.  Coach had the locker room and was developing the team to head in the right direction and I am not a Raiders fan.  How many changes can a team make before even they realize it takes time for things to develop.  Good luck Mr. Mckenzie, you wont have Al David to balme for meddling anymore.  


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