Oakland Raiders: Al Davis Remains Steadfast in Beliefs

January 20, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders' new coach, Hue Jackson, was king of the world for a moment Tuesday afternoon. He said the Raiders are chasing perfection and boldly predicted the team to win the AFC West next season.
The exuberant Jackson displayed a “Jon Gruden-like" passion as a first-year offensive coordinator; delivering the Raiders a sixth-ranked scoring offense. A remarkable upgrade from last season, as Oakland (31st in offense in 2009) struggled with JaMarcus Russell at QB and Tom Cable as play-caller.
Nonetheless, Jackson’s day in the sun was short lived. His strong talk about the Raiders becoming “Bullies of the NFL” was overshadowed by the original Raider bully—Al Davis. 
Now, despite his aging appearance and a noticeable cut on his forehead. Davis spoke with conviction at the Raiders presser—no doubt a little perturbed over missing his nap time. At first, the Raiders' boss sang the praises of his newly hired coach, a...

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