|Raiders' Jackson says Ford best KR in NFL||Tweet|
|by TigerNet Staff - Friday, September 2, 2011 12:03 PM||
Pos: WR Height: 5-9 Weight: 175 Hometown: Royal Palm Beach, FL (Cardinal Newman HS) Years Played: 2006 - 2009
So, who's Oakland's top returner as the Raiders head into their exhibition finale Friday night at Seattle and prepare for their season opener Sept. 12 in Denver?
"I got one guy in my mind and he's the best in football," Raiders coach Hue Jackson said this week. "His name is Jacoby FordJacoby Ford
#6 5-9, 175
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Agree or disagree, Ford has also been conspicuous by his absence. He has been sidelined since July 30 with a broken left hand, suffered on the first day of padded hitting in training camp.
Jackson's praise had to feel good to Ford, considering he has yet to play in an exhibition this summer, though he did dress and take part in pregame warmups Sunday at the O.co Coliseum.
"He's giving me the kudos; I'll accept it," Ford said. "That's just the kind of confidence he has in me. I've got his back and he's got mine. We just kind of complement each other that way."
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