Category: Hue Jackson

Hue Jackson: “Ray Lewis Doesn’t Need Anything to Help Him Get to Where he Needs to Be.”

Friday, February 1st, 2013

It was hard for Ray Lewis to deny a relationship with Mitch Ross after Hue Jackson came out this week and apologized for introducing Lewis and other Baltimore Ravens to him. The former Ravens assistant said he was sorry for the distraction the controversy has caused during Super Bowl week. Jackson met ...

Hue Jackson: “There was never a decision about the Raiders that I made on my own”

Friday, January 13th, 2012

What looked to be a promising season in Oakland and a return to the playoffs for the first time since 2002, turned into a nightmare quickly for former head coach Hue Jackson and Raider Nation. There were just too many hurdles for the Raiders to try and overcome in 2011. ...

Despite Leading the NFL in Penalties and a Late-Season Swoon, Hue Jackson’s Oakland Raiders still in Playoff Contention Heading into Week 17

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Richard Seymour saved the Oakland Raiders season last week by blocking two Ryan Succop field goals. The first field goal that Seymour blocked was a 49-yard attempt at the end of the first half, and the second one at the end of regulation was ironically also from 49-yards. On the ...

Hue Jackson: “I am pissed off. I don’t like losing. And three in a row? That’s starting that slide.”

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

It was just three weeks ago that the Oakland Raiders were sitting pretty in the AFC West with a record of 7-4. The trade for Carson Palmer initially looked to be paying some dividends for the head coach that pushed so hard for the player that he thought could bring ...

Raiders vs. Dolphins: Carson Palmer and Oakland Aim to Retain Lead in AFC West and Inside Track to Playoff Berth

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

When the Oakland Raiders acquired Carson Palmer via trade from the Cincinnati Bengals following the injury to Jason Campbell, many people laughed, cringed, or some combination of both. It's hard not to argue that the Raiders mortgaged way too large a piece of their future gave up too much to ...

Hue Jackson: “We are having some bumps and bruises. I’m not going to make excuses.”

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Hue Jackson envisioned his blockbuster trade for Carson Palmer propelling the Oakland Raiders to a playoff berth. That plan may not come to fruition unless Palmer starts protecting the football better. Oakland is 0-2 since the Palmer deal, losing back-to-back games in the division to the Kansas City Chiefs and ...

Hue Jackson Will Spend the Bye Week Trying to Get Carson Palmer Up to Speed for the Raiders Playoff Push

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Oakland Raiders made all the headlines prior to the NFL trade deadline. With a playoff roster intact, the Raiders wanted to do everything they could to keep their postseason hopes alive. When Jason Campbell was lost for the season, they knew they needed to land a quarterback to replace ...

Hue Jackson Doesn’t Really Care What You Think About the Carson Palmer Trade

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Tuesday's big trade has been called just about every adjective in the book. To some, the Oakland Raiders sending a first-round pick in 2012 and a second-round pick in 2013 for Carson Palmer is egregious and a gamble. To others, it's a lot to spend, but for a team in ...

Oakland Raiders Hope to Avoid Letdown During Emotional Game Back at Home

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

The Oakland Raiders have been one of the surprise teams of the NFL this season. Oakland really put a stamp on that last Sunday when they went out and beat the Houston Texans on the road in the wake of the death of owner Al Davis. Now the Raiders return ...

Hue Jackson Optimistic NFL Play Will Resume Soon, Praises Al Davis’s Work As A Head Coach And Owner

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The man sounds very upbeat for a head coach who's suppose to be working for an unruly boss in Al Davis over in the black hole that is the Oakland Raiders. Hue Jackson recently saw that three of his players [Darren McFadden, Richard Seymour and Nnamdi Asomugha] were named in the ...