Tom Cable and Hue Jackson pleased but not satisfied

After each of the last two Raiders wins, Tom Cable has made a point to tell his team, and reporters, that there are plenty of things that still need to be fixed before he’s satisfied. With dominating wins by 30-plus points the last two weeks, it’s likely that the Raiders’ head coach will never quite be satisfied — unless he’s holding the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season.

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November 5, 2010
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Michael Bush to be ready for Chargers

Darren McFadden still isn’t practicing and neither is Michael Bennett. That will leave a gaping hole for Michael Bush to reclaim the starting position, and for fellow backs Rock Cartwright and Marcel Reece to also step in for carries on Sunday.

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October 8, 2010
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Thursday Cable

Tom Cable met with the media Thursday after practice. He talked about his new starting quarterback, his special teams, a new edition to the practice squad, and some of his next opponent this Sunday.

The following is the transcript of that press conference:

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September 23, 2010
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Could it be Bruce at starter?

Erik Pears was back on the Raiders practice field, so even though the Raiders.com transactions page doesn’t show it, he’s be re-signed in place of Stevie Brown. Along with Pears, Walter McFadden (hamstring), Hiram Eugene (hamstring), Michael Bush (thumb) and Richard Seymour (hamstring) were all back and practicing.

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September 22, 2010
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Mario Henderson can hear your frustration

If you watched the Raiders 38-13 loss against Tennessee on opening day, you know the play that brought you the most frustration with Raiders’ starting left tackle Mario Henderson. Most likely, it was the blind-side sack of Jason Campbell, forcing a fumble that was recovered by Tennessee, and nearly turned into a quick Titans touchdown. Had it not been for Titans safety Michael Griffin rolling into Henderson’s leg just after recovering the fumble, it would have been.

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September 17, 2010
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Tom Cable: not comfortable with losing

The one thing that Tom Cable has made loud and clear, since taking over the Raiders in 2008, is that he expects to win. Certainly he’s not unrealistic, knowing the old adage, “You can’t win them all,” but that doesn’t temper his expectations every day, every week, and certainly not for any game. Cable met with reporters today after the Raiders were finished with practice and he reiterated that same…

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September 16, 2010
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Hiram Eugene agrees to stay with Raiders

Hiram Eugene signed his restricted free agent tender which will bring him back to the team for the 2010 season. The Oakland Raiders posted it on their website today. The 29-year old Eugene will be entering his fifth season in the NFL — all with the Raiders. In his four seasons, he’s played in 46 games (starting in 19) and recorded 131 tackles with one interception. Eugene came to the…

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March 31, 2010
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