The Future of the Oakland Raiders Defense: The “Bullies” of the West

We have all heard the news of Nnamdi Asomugha leaving for the Philadelphia Eagles.

For the record, I wish him all the luck in the world. I have respect for him, both as a player and as a man.

He did what he felt was in his best interest. All I can say is that I wish he could've been a part of the turnaround that the Oakland Raiders will embark on in 2011 and beyond.

Despite Asomugha's departure, the Raiders are on the rise. I believe we will see it clearly on the defensive side of the ball especially.

This defense is just as athletic as past defenses. They are also a whole lot more physical.

Head Coach Hue Jackson has said multiple times that his intent is to build a bully on the field and re-establish the kind swagger this organization has had in the past.

This defense fits that bill perfectly, in 2011 and beyond.

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