Oakland Raiders Have Got To Do It With Fire and Flare: Defeat The 49ers

After viewing the Hue Jackson interview today, it made sense to revisit an earlier article. Jackson has an "in your face" attitude, and it's speading among the Oakland Raiders.

They need to shore up for their battle with the San Francisco 49ers. It's going to be an interesting and powerful encounter.

Here is a pep talk to get you ready for a "take no prisoners" attitude and also leave a "mark" of victory on the opponent.

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If you like interesting movies, then you might have watched Inglorious Basterds, with Brad Pitt playing a character named Lieutenant Aldo Raine, the leader of the Basterds. Raine gave a briefing to several soldiers.

His main message? The same. Take no prisoners.

Strengthen their passion

An application of this type of "shoring up" the Oakland Raiders so as to strengthen their passion and desire to win is what came to mind.

The movie is fantasy, but wisdom is embedded in the creative arts, if only you have eyes to see and ears to hear. I saw and heard something that I immediately applied to the Oakland Raiders.

In the last few days, the Oakland Raiders have been "shoring up" their defense. They are strengthening and designing a strategy for attack on the football field.

Now in moments of fantasy, I imagine a coach telling the team something that stirs up their passion to win the football war.

Strike fear in the opponent

In the movie, Raine told his soldiers to scalp their enemies or opponents. He ordered them to leave signs of victory, so that the message would strike fear in anyone who comes after them.

Raine even left a symbol on the forehead of his opponent, and when he outsmarted the German who was known for his cruelty and intelligent queries to trap others, he "branded" him, too, at the end of the movie.

Well, consider this a metaphor and let's set up some pa...

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