The Oakland Raiders Are Bullies Again: Hue Jackson Finally Speaks

August 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders have a storied history of success, but for the past few years success has been hard to come by for the Silver and Black. The tough persona, the “in your face” play, the win by any means attitude had gone adrift.
Last season, I watched the Raiders play the Washington Redskins when a bystander described the Raiders as soft and weak. Though I was offended, I pondered the remark, asking myself, “Is that what the Raiders perception has become in the minds of opposing fans? Had the Raiders eclipsed their dark demeanor and fallen into the abyss of the NFL downtrodden?"
Since being hired in January, new offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has been silenced. But today he spoke out about his objective, which is to create a "bully" of an offense, and that he plans to turn the Raiders back into the winning franchise they are supposed to be.
Had the Raiders abandoned their bully-style of clobbering opponents into submission and become cupcakes? Had...

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