It was not Hue Jackson’s fault when his running back didn’t play well last year, and it wasn’t Hue Jackson’s fault when the Browns won one of their first 33 games with him as head coach. It wasn’t his fault when the starting quarterback who, according to the quarterbacks coach, was not ready to start and ended up not playing well.
Google Jackson’s name and throwing+under+the+bus, and a barrel full of results come back. As head coach of the Raiders, Jackson once said: “I’m pissed at my team. At some point, as a group of men, you can go into the game and, you can say whatever you want to about coaches, you win the game.”
On Sunday, after the Browns lost in overtime to the Buccaneers, Jackson said of his offense: “I’m not gonna continue to watch something I know how to do keep being that way. That’s just the truth. That’s nothing against anybody in our building, that’s just what I do and I need to be a little bit more involved.”
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