Five things to know about the Raiders
4. Hue Jackson's 'son' playing for Patriots
First-year head coach Hue Jackson said in a conference call Wednesday that he knows Chad Ochocinco like a son from his days as wide receivers coach with the Bengals (2004-2006). "You have to allow him to be him to get the most out of him, he said. Now with the Raiders, Jackson is hardly relying on receivers like the Bengals did. Before taking the reins in Oakland this season, Jackson has served notable head coaches Marty Schottenheimer (Redskins, 2001), Steve Spurrier (Redskins, 2002-2003), and John Harbaugh (Ravens, 2008-09).