Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio must address a major defensive flaw in preparation for the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.
Since the previous season, we’ve watched opposing quarterbacks test the Oakland Raiders pass coverage deep downfield. In too many cases, it’s like watching the ending of a bad movie. You know the outcome, but there’s nothing to stop it.
During Monday’s press conference, via Raiders.com, head coach Jack Del Rio expressed his displeasure with cornerback Sean Smith and safety Reggie Nelson for allowing Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco to accumulate 106 yards on two deep throws in the first half.
Del Rio said the following:
“Well, the very first play, no one can help him on that one. He’s got a buzz player coming underneath him. He’s got to stay on top.