Cutting the Cable: Where Do the Oakland Raiders Turn Next?

January 5, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Raiders have made it official, Tom Cable will not return as the coach of the Raiders next season.  With this choice coming so early in the offseason, the Raiders have plenty of options to fill their coaching vacancy.  The most probable choice coming from the Raiders' own ranks.
In only his first season in Oakland, Hue Jackson has turned one of the worst offenses in the league into an offense which other teams fear.  They were the 10th-best offense in the NFL and improved by 13.3 points a game over last year. Jackson has already been contacted by the 49ers, and the Raiders would hate to lose such a big reason for improvement to a crosstown rival.
This move would also be best for the team, for Campbell has continually had a different offensive coordinator, which would yet again hamper his progression after a good year with the Raiders.  Al Davis chose his guy in Campbell, now he needs to support Campbell by hiring Jackson.
But if Jackson is lured aw...

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