New general manager Reggie McKenzie has an interview planned with Todd Bowles as a potential replacement for fired head coach Hue Jackson, according to an ESPN report. Continue Reading
Bay Area News Group columnists Monte Poole, Mark Purdy and Tim Kawakami sat down Tuesday and gave their opinions on the Raiders’ firing of coach Hue Jackson.
The transcript of Tuesday’s press conference with new Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and owner Mark Davis:
A lot to discuss with the Raiders in the aftermath of Reggie McKenzie’s hiring and Hue Jackson’s firing, all of which Steve Corkran will tackle in a Raiders live chat Wednesday at noon.
Former Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon called the team’s decision to fire coach Hue Jackson “a stunner.” He also said that Jackson’s comments after the season-ending loss to the San Diego Chargers didn’t help Jackson’s cause for getting a second season. Continue Reading
ESPN’s Adam Schefter just Tweeted that the Raiders have fired coach Hue Jackson. Continue Reading
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen said today that recently hired general manager Reggie McKenzie is contemplating whether to retain coach Hue Jackson. Continue Reading
Keeping track of Hue Jackson reports from various NFL analysts:
Didn’t see the ESPN report where Chris Mortensen speculated Hue Jackson could be moved aside by new general manager Reggie McKenzie in favor of Green Bay defensive assistant Winston Moss. It was picked up by Profootballtalk.com and apparently was said over the air because ESPN hasn’t seen fit to give it a headline on its Web site.
Six Raiders received votes for the All-Pro team. However, none received enough votes to merit inclusion on the prestigious All-Pro team, as voted upon by the Associated Press. Continue Reading