Hue Jackson: 10 Reasons Al Davis Made the Wrong Decision Promoting Jackson

Is Hue Jackson the answer, or just the latest sacrificial lamb?

The Oakland Raiders announced that Jackson, the offensive coordinator, has been promoted to head coach. He replaces Tom Cable, who led Oakland to an 8-8 record but was fired by owner Al Davis. Stories followed that Davis fined Cable $120,000 this season, and Cable is trying to recoup the money.

Players were pleased about Jackson's promotion. 

"I'm excited about Hue getting the head coaching job," Raiders tight end Zach Miller told the Associated Press. "I really like the direction our offense is going and how much we improved. This was the best offensive year we've had since I've been a Raider. I'm excited to have the continuity."

Jackson helped the Raiders' offense undergo a dramatic turnaround this year. Does that make him a qualified choice, or simply one more coach that Davis will dispose of in two years? Here are 10 reasons Davis made the wrong choice: 

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