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Packers Zak Gilbert hired to replace Mike Taylor as "Director of Media Relations"
Taylor becomes "Director of Public Affairs"

Zak Gilbert, most recently the "Chief Assistant" in the Green Bay Packers PR office, will assume the "Director of Media Relations" position with the Raiders....a position formerly held by Mike Taylor. Taylor will become "Director of Public Affairs", a position that did not previously exist on the Raiders organizational chart.

   

http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Gilbert-Joins-Raiders-as-Director-of-Media-Relations-Taylor-Named-Director-of-Public-Affairs/0b8bdf99-5fbe-47f6-982f-540eec9b48b7

http://www.csurams.com/genrel/gilbert_zak00.html

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/zak-gilbert/28/6a4/9a3

http://www.raiderdrive.com/mike_taylor_rock_the_boat.htm
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Grading Reggie McKenzie's offseason so far...
« Reply #83 on: March 20, 2012, 08:22:52 PM »
Grading Reggie McKenzie's offseason so far...
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1112613-whats-the-raiders-plan-reggie-grading-reggie-mckenzies-offseason-so-far

Normally when I see an article by "Bleacher Report" , I just go right on past and keep looking for a good article (because it seems that anyone can write an article for them...and a lot are horrible). For some reason I went ahead and read this one, and it was actually pretty good I thought.

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Did anyone notice the little tidbit in this article that said,

"At this point in my career and after careful thought and consideration, I have decided to take a break,” Herrera said...

"...the release states that Herrera will remain involved with the Silver and Black, working with owner Mark Davis on special projects."


http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/02/17/raiders-senior-executive-john-herrera-retires/



Here is the official statement on Raiders.com

http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Senior-Executive-John-Herrera-Announces-Retirement/48a22470-b91f-4ab8-8e33-4d6f8a43dc5c
THE RAIDERS NEED TO KEEP THIS LOSER, SNAKE, LIar, BLOOD SUCKER......... OUT OF ALAMEDA......FOR GOOD! HE IS NOT GOOD FOR THIS ORGANIZATION...... HE IS AND ALWAYS WILL CAUSE RUMORS AND LIES TO FLY AROUND THE ORGANIZATION...... GET OUT HERRERA!

How you wanna bet his "special projects" involve cleaning Al Davis's tombstone, fetching fresh flowers for it, dusting off Al-related memorabilia in Raider HQ, polishing the Al flame thing (including cleaning pigeon crap off it), and monitoring the press for any unfavorable descriptions of Al--to be followed, of course, by confrontations at press conferences?

I mean, if you had a billion-dollar development you were working on--which is what a stadium costs these days--would you want Herrera anywhere near it?

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Did anyone notice the little tidbit in this article that said,

"At this point in my career and after careful thought and consideration, I have decided to take a break,” Herrera said...

"...the release states that Herrera will remain involved with the Silver and Black, working with owner Mark Davis on special projects."


http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/02/17/raiders-senior-executive-john-herrera-retires/



Here is the official statement on Raiders.com

http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Senior-Executive-John-Herrera-Announces-Retirement/48a22470-b91f-4ab8-8e33-4d6f8a43dc5c
THE RAIDERS NEED TO KEEP THIS LOSER, SNAKE, LIar, BLOOD SUCKER......... OUT OF ALAMEDA......FOR GOOD! HE IS NOT GOOD FOR THIS ORGANIZATION...... HE IS AND ALWAYS WILL CAUSE RUMORS AND LIES TO FLY AROUND THE ORGANIZATION...... GET OUT HERRERA!
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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #79 on: February 18, 2012, 10:00:53 AM »
A few words to describe herrera...giant dinosaur sized Dick-head...!

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Did anyone notice the little tidbit in this article that said,

"At this point in my career and after careful thought and consideration, I have decided to take a break,” Herrera said...

"...the release states that Herrera will remain involved with the Silver and Black, working with owner Mark Davis on special projects."


http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/02/17/raiders-senior-executive-john-herrera-retires/



Here is the official statement on Raiders.com

http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Senior-Executive-John-Herrera-Announces-Retirement/48a22470-b91f-4ab8-8e33-4d6f8a43dc5c
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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #77 on: February 17, 2012, 08:50:13 PM »
Jerry McDonald says,

"Not sure whether all the glee among fans about longtime Raiders senior executive John Herrera's departure is amusing or sad.

It's certainly misguided."

http://www.ibabuzz.com/oaklandraiders/2012/02/16/herrera-wasnt-the-problem/


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This article Jerry McDonald wrote is a steaming pile.  Journalistic dick riding at its finest.  So it was "loyalty" that made Herrera into a swarmy, mouthy, all-rumor-denying, Raiders secret-keeping a-hole?

He did what Al told him to do.  A perfect YES man.  Shit on Rich Gannon?  Check.  Alienate the media?  Check.  Piss off Raider Nation time and time again?  Check.  Do you know why we Raider fans LOVE to use the word BUFFOONERY?  Look no further than Johnny boy. 

Anyone tries to tell me he was that way because of his loyalty to Al and that in turn excuses his behavior--I'll say that Herrera has ZERO integrity then.  A lap dog.

I'm sorry but John Herrera was the epitome of what was wrong with our team.

If he wasnt a problem then why was he fired?

Oh, didn't you catch that part? He wasn't fired. He "retired". It was a "mutual agreement".  ;)

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Two different viewpoints on John Herrera (Jerry McDonald vs Tim Kawakami)
« Reply #76 on: February 17, 2012, 08:46:01 PM »
Jerry McDonald thinks Raider fans "glee" concerning the departure of John Herrera is either sad, amusing, but definitely"misguided":

but I don't think Tim Kawakami feels the same way. He and Herrera haven't spoken to one another in the more than 3 years since their "incident" at Raiders headquarters. Kawakami had some interesting comments in the 3rd part of this blog article concerning Herrera's "retirement". He refers to Herrara as being unprofessional, and a practitioner of "Rage-Spittle PR". He also includes a link to the infamous YouTube video of the incident as well as a link to an article he wrote about it the day after it happened:


1. Tim Kawakami's viewpoint
http://blogs.mercurynews.com/kawakami/2012/02/16/thursday-night-1-2-3-warriors-trade-limits-3-point-contest-woes-a-raiders-exec-departs/

2. Jerry McDonald's viewpoint:
http://www.ibabuzz.com/oaklandraiders/2012/02/16/herrera-wasnt-the-problem/

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #75 on: February 17, 2012, 04:25:44 PM »
Jerry McDonald says,

"Not sure whether all the glee among fans about longtime Raiders senior executive John Herrera's departure is amusing or sad.

It's certainly misguided."

http://www.ibabuzz.com/oaklandraiders/2012/02/16/herrera-wasnt-the-problem/


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This article Jerry McDonald wrote is a steaming pile.  Journalistic dick riding at its finest.  So it was "loyalty" that made Herrera into a swarmy, mouthy, all-rumor-denying, Raiders secret-keeping a-hole?

He did what Al told him to do.  A perfect YES man.  Shit on Rich Gannon?  Check.  Alienate the media?  Check.  Piss off Raider Nation time and time again?  Check.  Do you know why we Raider fans LOVE to use the word BUFFOONERY?  Look no further than Johnny boy. 

Anyone tries to tell me he was that way because of his loyalty to Al and that in turn excuses his behavior--I'll say that Herrera has ZERO integrity then.  A lap dog.

I'm sorry but John Herrera was the epitome of what was wrong with our team.


That is just soooo funny to me. No one was saying he was "THE" problem but he was "A" problem and a major one at that. If he wasnt a problem then why was he fired? evidently the fans werent the only ones who thought he was a problem JERRY!!!!!!!!!!!

ITS A GREAT DAY FOR OUR TEAM!!!!!!


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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #74 on: February 17, 2012, 02:30:18 PM »
Jerry McDonald says,

"Not sure whether all the glee among fans about longtime Raiders senior executive John Herrera's departure is amusing or sad.

It's certainly misguided."

http://www.ibabuzz.com/oaklandraiders/2012/02/16/herrera-wasnt-the-problem/




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This article Jerry McDonald wrote is a steaming pile.  Journalistic dick riding at its finest.  So it was "loyalty" that made Herrera into a swarmy, mouthy, all-rumor-denying, Raiders secret-keeping a-hole?

He did what Al told him to do.  A perfect YES man.  Shit on Rich Gannon?  Check.  Alienate the media?  Check.  Piss off Raider Nation time and time again?  Check.  Do you know why we Raider fans LOVE to use the word BUFFOONERY?  Look no further than Johnny boy. 

Anyone tries to tell me he was that way because of his loyalty to Al and that in turn excuses his behavior--I'll say that Herrera has ZERO integrity then.  A lap dog.

I'm sorry but John Herrera was the epitome of what was wrong with our team.


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Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #73 on: February 17, 2012, 10:50:31 AM »
Jerry McDonald says,

"Not sure whether all the glee among fans about longtime Raiders senior executive John Herrera's departure is amusing or sad.

It's certainly misguided."

http://www.ibabuzz.com/oaklandraiders/2012/02/16/herrera-wasnt-the-problem/
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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #72 on: February 17, 2012, 10:18:48 AM »
Best offseason move so far...per Jerry Mc - .Raiders and senior exec John Herrera have parted ways. Move came from business side, not from Reggie McKenzie, Dennis Allen.
You are damn right..............best move period............Mike Taylor should be next............the only thing better than Herrera leaving would  be to win the SuperBowl..................We wanted change........this is one change this Raider fan is glad to have happen!          ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

The guy was an absolute prick.  He was rude and flat out mean to people.  I thought PR people where supposed "to mend fences"  :o

He was the anti-PR guy.

Glad he is gone.
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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #71 on: February 17, 2012, 09:32:58 AM »
Best offseason move so far...per Jerry Mc - .Raiders and senior exec John Herrera have parted ways. Move came from business side, not from Reggie McKenzie, Dennis Allen.
You are damn right..............best move period............Mike Taylor should be next............the only thing better than Herrera leaving would  be to win the SuperBowl..................We wanted change........this is one change this Raider fan is glad to have happen!          ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


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Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #69 on: February 16, 2012, 10:31:30 PM »
Best offseason move so far...per Jerry Mc - .Raiders and senior exec John Herrera have parted ways. Move came from business side, not from Reggie McKenzie, Dennis Allen.

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"Raiders new GM sending message to players" by Monte Poole, Oakland Tribune
« Reply #68 on: February 16, 2012, 03:06:29 PM »
"Raiders new GM sending message to players"
by Monte Poole, Oakland Tribune

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/02/16/4267472/raiders-new-gm-sending-message.html

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"New Raiders regime intent on an attitude overhaul" (Monte Poole)
« Reply #67 on: February 14, 2012, 09:09:39 PM »
New Raiders regime intent on an attitude overhaul
by Monte Poole, Oakland Tribune

http://www.insidebayarea.com/monte-poole/ci_19963612

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"The direction of the Raiders remains a mystery" by Shane Richardson
« Reply #66 on: February 11, 2012, 09:19:45 PM »
"The direction of the Raiders remains a mystery"
by Shane Richardson, Yardbarker.com

http://network.yardbarker.com/nfl/article_external/the_direction_of_the_raiders_remains_a_mystery/9879676

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #65 on: January 22, 2012, 10:35:59 AM »
Well another coach goes else where....and that coach is Mike Waufle, he's headed to the rams.

I'm glad that we dodged that bullet!

Go Raiders!

You didn't like Mike Waulfe?

He's regarded as one of the premier Defensive Line coaches in the league.

You couldn't tell by our defensive line but then again, that has a lot to do with Chuck Breshnahan.

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #64 on: January 22, 2012, 04:08:00 AM »
Well another coach goes else where....and that coach is Mike Waufle, he's headed to the rams.

I'm glad that we dodged that bullet!

Go Raiders!

You didn't like Mike Waulfe?

He's regarded as one of the premier Defensive Line coaches in the league.

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« Reply #63 on: January 21, 2012, 10:31:14 PM »
Well another coach goes else where....and that coach is Mike Waufle, he's headed to the rams.

I'm glad that we dodged that bullet!

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #62 on: January 21, 2012, 09:48:28 PM »
Well another coach goes else where....and that coach is Mike Waufle, he's headed to the rams.

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Re: McKenzie's track record with Packers foretells Raiders future
« Reply #61 on: January 21, 2012, 11:27:10 AM »
An interesting read. Let's hope he is able to repeat the GB way in Oakland.

McKenzie's track record with Packers foretells Raiders future

http://tfdssports.com/2012-articles/january/mckenzies-track-record-with-packers-foretells-raiders-future.html

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Bears to interview Jimmy Raye for GM
« Reply #60 on: January 17, 2012, 02:56:50 PM »
When I saw this headline, "Bears to interview Jimmy Raye for GM"


I thought they meant the former offensive coordinator for the Jets, Raiders and 49ers:


Who Raider Greg used to refer to as Jimmy "I can't see the field from here" Raye


but they actually meant the Chargers current Director of Player Personnel….a different guy altogether


I was thinking how interesting Greg's podcast would have been if the Raiders had interviewed the original Jimmy Raye for our GM! Hey, maybe he's available for head coach!





http://espn.go.com/chicago/nfl/story/_/id/7471282/source-chicago-bears-interview-san-diego-chargers-jimmy-raye-general-manager
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« Reply #59 on: January 14, 2012, 03:48:16 AM »
My opinion on Hue's firing is that when they met I think McKenzie just wanted to prod him a bit and see the results.  I don't think he came in 100% sure Hue was gone.  I bet Hue's big ego sealed the deal.  This is just speculation on my part but I feel McKenzie came out of that meeting feeling like Hue's attitude would do more harm than good in changing the culture in locker room.

Agreed with ya!

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« Reply #58 on: January 13, 2012, 09:00:24 AM »
My opinion on Hue's firing is that when they met I think McKenzie just wanted to prod him a bit and see the results.  I don't think he came in 100% sure Hue was gone.  I bet Hue's big ego sealed the deal.  This is just speculation on my part but I feel McKenzie came out of that meeting feeling like Hue's attitude would do more harm than good in changing the culture in locker room.

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« Reply #57 on: January 13, 2012, 04:47:30 AM »
Some interesting articles that offer a different perspective with regards to Hue, Reggie, and Mark Davis.

Jackson says Raiders owner made call to fire him
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ms-silver_hue_jackson_raiders_fired_011012


Raiders owner Mark Davis is in over his head
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ms-silver_oakland_raiders_hue_jackson_mark_davis_011112

The real reason Jackson's gone
http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/hue-jackson-hubris-not-racism-got-him-fired-by-oakland-raiders-011211

My immediate opinion of those three articles is that the first two are bollocks and the third makes sense.  Obviously Mark Davis wasn't going to include Jackson in the search for a GM, Davis knew that the GM would want to pick a HC and stipulating that Jackson must stay would probably have compromised the list of people willing to take the GM job.

If the comments in the thrid article are true about Silver being hated by Al, then that just makes his article look like a cheep & blatent attack on the new management.  As for the derogitory comments suposedly made by Al towards Mark, these are taken so far out of centext that no-one has any idea how they were intended.  How many people here have told a friend or loved one to fuck off with it being no more than a joke?  We have no way of knowing how those comments were delivered or how they were intended.  I vote Silver for Asshole of the Week.
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« Reply #56 on: January 13, 2012, 12:39:51 AM »
Some interesting articles that offer a different perspective with regards to Hue, Reggie, and Mark Davis.

Jackson says Raiders owner made call to fire him
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ms-silver_hue_jackson_raiders_fired_011012


Raiders owner Mark Davis is in over his head
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ms-silver_oakland_raiders_hue_jackson_mark_davis_011112

The real reason Jackson's gone


http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/hue-jackson-hubris-not-racism-got-him-fired-by-oakland-raiders-011211

Man, if that article by Silver is true about how Al Davis treated his son, then that really makes me loose a ton of respect for Al as father and as a man.  If Al was truly belittling his son like that in front of Raider players/employees then it makes all the sense in the world why Mark Davis comes across as someone who seems unsure of himself and lacks confidence.  Again, I preface this by saying IF, if this account of Al continually bashing his son is true, then its Al's fault that his son is incompetent in his ability to be a GM or even to have  a sharp "football mind"...Al should have taken him under his wing and shown him how to see things how he saw them as opposed to telling him to "get the fuck outta here"...
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« Reply #55 on: January 12, 2012, 10:56:34 PM »
Some interesting articles that offer a different perspective with regards to Hue, Reggie, and Mark Davis.

Jackson says Raiders owner made call to fire him
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ms-silver_hue_jackson_raiders_fired_011012


Raiders owner Mark Davis is in over his head
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ms-silver_oakland_raiders_hue_jackson_mark_davis_011112

The real reason Jackson's gone
http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/hue-jackson-hubris-not-racism-got-him-fired-by-oakland-raiders-011211

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #54 on: January 12, 2012, 08:58:20 PM »
Yo fellas!!! I know one thing....As for me.....I pray he has "TOTAL" control....Like to fire John Hurrera...(loser).... And anyone else that has been hanging at the feeding trough...... THERE IS WAY TOOOOOOO MUCH DEAD WEIGHT THAT HAS KEPT THIS TEAM FROM MOVING FORWARD.....OH AND AS FOR BRINGING THE RAIDERS BACK TO "PAST" GLORY...... WE HAVE HERD THIS CRAP FROM EVERY BONE HEAD FOR YEARS....... I WANT HIM TO SAY....WE WILL BUILD A TEAM THAT WILL MAKE A NEW GENERATION OF RAIDERS PROUD OF THIS TIME....THIS TEAM AND THIS FRANCHISE......THAT WILL BE REMEMBERED AS THE BEST ORGANIZATION EVER!...... NOT TRY TO BLOW SMOKE UP THE OLD PIE HOLE.......ONE THING IS FOR SURE.... HE MUST HAVE TOTAL CONTROL.........TOTAL!

AMEN!
I think we got the right guy here.................One thing.......kinda shonds like Art Shell............I gotta shake that image now because I feel he will make some great things happen.....NEXT SEASON the Raiders will Be back for more than a flash.....Folks will be dam unhappy we are commin to town......

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #53 on: January 12, 2012, 06:36:43 PM »
i never realised he was Raleigh McKenzie's twin brother by the way.

Is it too early to start calling him "Freckles" ?  :-\


I was not overly impressed with him in the press conference........I liked what he had to say but I think he is very lacking in the public speaking department.......Luckily we dont pay him to deliver speeches and converse with the radio and tv types......I think he will be good for our team......I WILL SAY THIS......IF HE GETS RID OF CARSON....THEN HE IS DEAD TO ME...........(NOT THAT HE CARES ONE BIT OF WHAT I THINK )!!!!

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #52 on: January 12, 2012, 05:12:17 PM »
i never realised he was Raleigh McKenzie's twin brother by the way.

Is it too early to start calling him "Freckles" ?  :-\

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #51 on: January 12, 2012, 05:09:23 PM »
I feel a bit better after listening to some of the stuff on the Podcast today. I guess we just have to wait and see.

What's the word on Rod Woodson by the the way ?

He gone ?


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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #50 on: January 12, 2012, 03:37:51 PM »
I guess i could be reading too much into it

Just don't want another big ego thinking it's all about "me, me, me"

Be interesting to see how the interview process develops and who he can attract.

U r right raider dee.  This guy does have a huge ego. 

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #49 on: January 12, 2012, 07:29:29 AM »
I guess i could be reading too much into it

Just don't want another big ego thinking it's all about "me, me, me"

Be interesting to see how the interview process develops and who he can attract.

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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #48 on: January 12, 2012, 06:30:52 AM »
I'm not a massive fan of Hue Jackson , and he probably deserved to go for failing to win a division that was basically laid on a plater for us .

That being said , I'm not sure about these comments from McKenzie


McKenzie said he made the call to fire Jackson, primarily because he wanted to hand-pick the team's coach.

"This decision centered around my wanting to bring my own guy in," McKenzie said Tuesday. "That's the main point.


Surely the main point should be doing what is best for the organisation ? , not just showing that you can throw your weight around if you want to ?

I think Reggie McKenzie is going to do what he knows and I think we have to trust him to do that at least at the outset.  He is obviously coming from an organisational system that works exceptionally well and he feels that getting a similar system in place at the Raiders is going to help.

Greg has said many times that the responsibility has to start at the top, well this guy is now the top.  For sure he is not Al Davis and he is going to want to do things differently, so I don't think firing Jackson was simply a case of showing who the new boss is.  But things do need to change and we need to give this guy a chance to see if he can change them.
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Re: Raiders Front Office - GM - Ownership
« Reply #47 on: January 11, 2012, 11:39:21 PM »
I'm not a massive fan of Hue Jackson , and he probably deserved to go for failing to win a division that was basically laid on a plater for us .

That being said , I'm not sure about these comments from McKenzie


McKenzie said he made the call to fire Jackson, primarily because he wanted to hand-pick the team's coach.

"This decision centered around my wanting to bring my own guy in," McKenzie said Tuesday. "That's the main point.


Surely the main point should be doing what is best for the organisation ? , not just showing that you can throw your weight around if you want to ?
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Re: What's wrong with Mark Davis' haircut? I think it's a classic look!
« Reply #46 on: January 11, 2012, 11:14:19 AM »
I don't know what you guys are all talking about. There's nothing wrong with Mark Davis' cut. Maybe a little too short in the front, but that will grow out.



I was just thinking do rich people use porcilean bowls when they get bowl cuts?
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What's wrong with Mark Davis' haircut? I think it's a classic look!
« Reply #45 on: January 11, 2012, 04:23:28 AM »
I don't know what you guys are all talking about. There's nothing wrong with Mark Davis' cut. Maybe a little too short in the front, but that will grow out.


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« Reply #44 on: January 11, 2012, 03:56:35 AM »
Having just watched yesterday's press conference I can safely say that I was not impressed by either Mark Davis' Circus style haircut or Reggie McKenzie's performance in front of camera.

Hue Jackson said spoke too much and Reggie Jackson just struggles to speak!

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« Reply #43 on: January 11, 2012, 12:45:44 AM »
GOD SPEED REGGIE McKENZIE!

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« Reply #41 on: January 10, 2012, 07:49:00 PM »
-McKenzie says he fired Jackson

-Hue Jackson reacts to firing

-Timeline.....Hue Jackson's one season as Raiders head coach

more...

http://www.csnbayarea.com/raiders
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« Reply #40 on: January 10, 2012, 07:48:01 PM »
Prepared statement read by Mark Davis at the beginning of press conference introducing Reggie McKenzie as Raiders general manager.

http://www.csnbayarea.com/blog/raiders-talk/post/Statement-from-Raiders-owner-Mark-Davis-?blockID=628580&feedID=2539

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« Reply #39 on: January 10, 2012, 07:44:55 PM »
Introduction of Reggie McKenzie as GM of the Oakland Raiders. Media questions answered by Mark Davis and Reggie McKenzie.

http://www.raiders.com/media-vault/videos/McKenzie-Press-Conference/27bcec11-1cad-44bf-a0c2-06ba15cd7d17

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Re: Hue Jackson fired
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2012, 06:36:47 PM »
Hue Jackson’s comments after the season-ending loss to the San Diego Chargers didn’t help his cause for getting a second season...THATS WHAT DONE HIM IN! ;D
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« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2012, 04:32:24 PM »
Live streaming video of press conference on Raiders.com. 2pm pacific


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Re: Hue Jackson fired
« Reply #36 on: January 10, 2012, 03:25:49 PM »

Wow, I was so pissed at the way the season ended that I had no intention to post anything until next season....that is why I have not posted anything in over a month......I do not think hiring a Green Bay assistant will be  a good choice....they have never coached anything in a head football capacity.....one thing for sure....now that Al is gone we will have the opportunity to go out and get real honest to god Coaches with real credibility.....However, with us not drafting until 2013 we will have to run out the same old team next season who could not stay out of the trainers room..............Unless we can somehow trade players for some picks......for starters we should trade Mcfadden and dump Pryor........Mcfadden is not built to play a 16 game season....offer him to Dallas.........Jones would trade the moon for him...............HELL, he traded 3 draft picks for Roy Williams to Detroit.............

Which is y I'm suprised Jackson was dumped.  U can't rebuild next year, you have no draft picks.  The raiders were 7-3 before the Campbell injury.  What does this do to Carson Palmer?  Unless he is cut, Campbell will move to a team like the seahawks who need a starting QB.  What star coach would enter this situation.  Raiders still won't pay big money for a big money coach.  You don't fire a coach the 1st day on our job unless U already have someone ready to step in.  Raider Greg and Randy get ready to wear black and silver cheese on your head.  McK will attempt 2 mimic the Green Bay system.  Problem is we don't have the green bay talent and it will take time to develop that.  If I were Hue, I would take that knife out of my back planted by Mark Davis.  Yes, Mark Davis.  As a owner, he could have instructed McK to give Hue a season.  For McK to fire Mr. Bubbles on day 1 meant Mark Davis already knew it would happen when he hired McK and he didn't have Jackson any warning.  That is FUCKED UP