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Visiting ex-coach Jackson haunts Raiders

Visiting ex-coach Jackson haunts Raiders

sfgate.com Updated Nov 23, 2012
Visiting ex-coach Jackson haunts Raiders CINCINNATI - Hue Jackson is a proud man, and some would say his self-confidence is a full-blown swagger, but he is passing on the sound bites and taking the high road this week. Fired after one 8-8 season as head…
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  • McFadden, Goodson and Seymour not playing Sunday

    McFadden, Goodson and Seymour not playing Sunday

    The Raiders will be without Nos. 1 and 2 running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson and defensive tackle Richard Seymour for the third straight game. All three missed practice Friday before being declared out for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati
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  • The Giants, the Chargers, and the Ravens: Answers to Readers' Q…

    The Giants, the Chargers, and the Ravens: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Nov 23, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Patience is the prescription in Oakland

    Patience is the prescription in Oakland

    ESPN.com Nov 23, 2012
    The Oakland Raiders have done a good job of becoming a modern NFL franchise in the past year. They must continue that trend, and that means owner Mark Davis needs to continue to stay in the background and allow the men he chose to run the football opera…
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  • Vic Tafur's NFL picks against the spread

    Vic Tafur's NFL picks against the spread

    sfgate.com Nov 23, 2012
    Vic Tafur's NFL picks against the spread Vic Tafur's NFL picks against the spread Jim Harbaugh loves to be the center of attention and now he's done it, apparently benching an injured, productive Alex Smith after a great performance by Colin Kaepernick.…
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  • NFL's safety rules affect defense most

    NFL's safety rules affect defense most

    sfgate.com Nov 23, 2012
    NFL's safety rules affect defense most NFL defensive players can't hit high anymore, or lead with their helmet ... but a running back can lower his head and bulldoze a defensive player. NFL defensive players can't touch the facemask of an offensive play…
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  • Raiders' Moore, Palmer try to connect

    Raiders' Moore, Palmer try to connect

    sfgate.com Nov 23, 2012
    Raiders' Moore, Palmer try to connect The Raiders defense isn't the only thing regressing. Palmer has targeted his No. 1 receiver 25 times in the three straight losses and completed only nine of those passes for 165 yards and one touchdown. Moore leads …
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals 03:45

    'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals

    Nov 23
    The "Playbook" crew debates whether the Oakland Raiders will be able to avoid mistakes against the Cincinnati Bengals and if the Bengals ground game can get going on Sunday.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: League should, and will, revisit excessive penalty that cost L…

    Nov 23
    This column is traditionally a look ahead to a good story angle in a Sunday or Monday game, but this week I'm throwing a changeup. I want to look at a dumb rule that needs to be changed. You know it, I know it, the league knows it ... and there's little…