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Hue Jackson running the Raiders

Posted on: October 18, 2011 1:15 pm
Edited on: October 18, 2011 1:17 pm
 

There was little doubt that up until his death Al Davis was still running the Oakland Raiders. Every signing, every move, every thought process went through him. When he died, there were questions about who would run the team.

We now know for certain, according to sources inside the team and in the NFL, that Hue Jackson has complete control of all personnel decisons involving the Raiders.

Team executive Amy Trask is handling certain aspects of the team but, for now, Jackson is the guy making practically all of the football decisions for the Raiders on and off the field. I'm told that will continue for the imeediate future, probably through the season.

It's a stunning turn for the Raiders. A rookie head coach is now running the football operations of one of the most historic franchises in all of sports, replacing a legend.

Category: NFL
Tags: Raiders
 
Comments

Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: October 20, 2011 12:22 am
 

Hue Jackson running the Raiders

Maybe he should stick to coaching.  You can't tell me that the odds of that Carson Palmer trade outweigh the risks for a mediocre, potential wild card team.  A first rounder and a second (possibly a first). Wow I say...wow.



Since: Sep 24, 2007
Posted on: October 18, 2011 2:00 pm
 

Hue Jackson running the Raiders

Wolverine? That's the coolest. When they play the Bears it will be "Wolverine vs. The Zombie"


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