Hue Jackson: Raiders will win AFC West

Updated: October 5, 2011, 11:19 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- A 2-2 start hasn't made first-year Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson temper his lofty goals.

"We're going to win the AFC West," he said Monday. "We're going to do everything we can to get in the playoffs and go challenge for a Super Bowl. I am not backing down from that."

A week after bullying the New York Jets in an emotional victory in the home opener, the Raiders were dealt a dose of reality in a 31-19 loss to the New England Patriots that exposed plenty ...

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