Oakland Raiders: This Team Cannot Afford To Let Hue Jackson Go

January 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two days into the offseason and rumors about the coaching staff are flying. We've heard stories suggesting the Raiders will not retain Tom Cable, that Hue Jackson will be promoted to head coach and even that Josh McDaniels could be the Raiders next coach.
Not just rumors but news as well, terrible news.
Only two days into the offseason and the San Francisco 49ers are already requesting to interview the Raiders' offensive coordinator Hue Jackson for the opening at head coach across the bay.
Upon coming to the Raiders, Hue said, "I want to be a head coach at some point and won't necessarily spurn any overtures from other teams."
Do not underestimate the brilliance of Hue Jackson.
He inherited an offense that ranked 31st in total yards and 31st in points scored. After just one year under Jacksons' guide, this team improved to sixth in total points and ninth in total yardage. Also under Hue Jackson, the Raiders' former first round draft pick, Darren McFadden, shed ...

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