Al Davis And The Oakland Raiders Making Huge Strides Early On

It was only a few months ago that fans around the Raidernation were frustrated at the firing of 8-8 head coach Tom Cable.

Tom Cable had contributed in pulling the Oakland Raiders out of a decade long slump with a useless JaMarcus Russell and a tough fighter in QB Bruce Gradkowski. By bringing in Jason Campbell from the Washington Redskins, Tom Cable was able to get an even 8-8 record for the Oakland Raiders.

Then Tom Cable was released and for many, it was frustrating in part because even Oakland players such as Shane Lechler and Robert Gallery expressed their frustrations.

Yet, the fans watched on as Hue Jackson was expected to be named the new head coach.

In regard to Tom Cable, I must write that Tom Cable turned the team spirit around in Oakland. It was tough to swallow for some that he seemed to be the perfect coach for the Silver and Black.

Heck, the guy went through a tough year with a failing Jamarcus Russell, then the assistant coach "jab to the chin" fiasco, the vengeful ex-wife drama and so like stated previous, "it was tough."

However, like a Raider, Tom Cable focuses on the team and pulls it together. The guy was a good coach.

Yet today, the fans are pleased that owner, "Maverick," Mr "Oakland Raider" himself, Al Davis has turned tides in the city of Oaktown.

It is now February and the team looks like Superbowl winners early on!

Hue Jackson is the head coach now. QB Jason Campbell is the starter now and has rightfully earned the job. Protection for Campbell will get the wins.

Rod Woodson is the coach for the DBs and LB Greg Biekert is coaching the LBs. Then Al Davis goes back and gets winner Chuck Bresnahan. Brenahan worked well with Jon Gruden and should he fit in with Hue Jackson, well, the Raiders may be unstoppable.

The talent alone is just improving.

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