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Thu, 05 Jan 2012 15:24:47 -0800
Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan won't return to the team next season, a source close to the coach confirmed Thursday, Jan. 5. Also, cornerbacks coach Rod Woodson, linebackers coach Greg Biekert and safeties coach Kevin Ross will not have their contracts renewed.
Wed, 04 Jan 2012 06:03:46 -0800
Oakland Raiders senior executive John Herrera denied a report that defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan has been fired. However, a decision on Bresnahan's fate is coming soon.
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 20:08:25 -0800
According to a radio report Tuesday, Jan. 3, Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan was fired, along with linebackers coach Greg Biekert and secondary coaches Kevin Ross and Rod Woodson. However, head coach Hue Jackson refuted the report on a Sacramento radio show, saying he met with his assistants Tuesday, and only that a decision was coming sooner rather than later, "because that's only fair to the coaches."
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 05:29:10 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson did not give a vote of confidence to defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan following Week 17. Jackson was critical of a unit that surrendered 433 points this season, an average of 27.1 points per game. "I think Chuck knows how I feel," Jackson said. "I'm disappointed over there. I have been. Chuck knows what I feel, and it's not good enough."
Fri, 04 Nov 2011 20:46:53 -0700
The Oakland Raiders rush defense has allowed just 3.2 yards per carry over the past three games, and head coach Hue Jackson said there is no secret as to why. "We're just getting people on the ground, basically," Jackson said. "Getting off blocks. All the things that everybody says, all the cliches that people use, we're doing them the best we've done them. Kudos to the defensive staff and Chuck Bresnahan, but the players, when it's all said and done, they have to make a decision in that locker room that they're tired of having the ball run at them like that, and that's what they've done."
Sat, 10 Sep 2011 06:16:36 -0700
Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan said his unit's top priority against the Denver Broncos in Week 1 and every week will be to stop the run. "We have to be physical, and that's what we're trying to do," Bresnahan said. "The primary thing is to shut the run game down and force the game to be one-dimensional. When you do that, you have the opportunity to do some special things."
Mon, 07 Mar 2011 23:40:51 -0800
The Oakland Raiders promoted Chuck Bresnahan to defensive coordinator Monday, March 7, just weeks after being hired as a defensive coach, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:24:24 -0800
Oakland Raiders assistant coach Chuck Bresnahan could become the team's defensive coordinator if they are not able to find the candidate they are looking for, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Bresnahan would become the linebackers coach if the team hires a defensive coordinator.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 20:21:32 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Oakland Raiders hired Chuck Bresnahan as a defensive coach, and he is expected to coach the linebackers, reports Paul Gutierrez, of CSNBayArea.com.
Mon, 31 Jan 2011 06:49:51 -0800
Updating a previous item, the Oakland Raiders are finalizing a deal with Chuck Bresnahan as their linebackers coach, according to a league source, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Sat, 29 Jan 2011 14:15:39 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have spoken to former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan about a spot on the coaching staff, and he would likely become the team's linebackers coach if he were hired, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 06:46:41 -0800
Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan and Jacksonville Jaguars defensive line coach Joe Cullen are candidates for the Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator position, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Wed, 23 Jan 2008 15:55:09 -0800
Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan was in attendance during the North squad's Senior Bowl practice Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Wed, 02 Jan 2008 19:07:49 -0800
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan has been fired from the team.
Thu, 20 Sep 2007 12:15:39 -0700
Kevin Goheen, of the Cincinnati Post, reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan said he takes full responsibility for the defense giving up 51 points to the Cleveland Browns. "I'm pointing (the finger) right here. It is a frustrating deal. But I put it on me. When they win - and I told you guys last week - the credit goes to them for executing the game plan. I didn't have them ready to play. For some reason we blew very simple adjustments that we did the entire offseason. There was nothing special in this game plan. To not execute, I take that personally. Because I really believe the way you play is a direct reflection of the way you're coached. I take that personally. We'll have them ready to play," Bresnahan said.
Tue, 14 Nov 2006 08:32:11 -0800
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis says there will not be any changes to his coaching staff and that he will not take control of play-calling responsibilities on defense. Lewis placed the blame on himself for his team's defensive performance Week 10 and not on defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan. "I'm responsible for the football team, so it stops here...I've underachieved as a football coach," Lewis said.
Sat, 25 Feb 2006 15:07:05 -0800
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan said the team is not considering switching to a 3-4 defense. "We haven't even talked about it," he said.
Fri, 08 Jul 2005 19:28:23 -0700
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan has simplified the team's defensive schemes, according to FS Madieu Williams. "He's simplifying what we have to do," Williams said. "There is less on the menu than what was on the menu last year that we need to perfect. There is less for us to do and knowing that, we can work on it and run it well."
Sat, 21 May 2005 08:17:03 -0700
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports some members of the Cincinnati Bengals' defense have observed the major difference between former coordinator Leslie Frazier and current coordinator Chuck Bresnahan simply boils down to communication. "I'm sure we're going to be doing more things than we are now," DT John Thornton said. "Chuck wants to play certain defenses well. I don't think the scheme is going to be all that different. The theme so far has been communication. Whatever we do, communicate, and it's the type of thing where there are no more excuses. Really, it comes down to the players; it doesn't matter what Chuck draws up."
Mon, 14 Feb 2005 09:25:58 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have signed defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan through the 2006 season.
Thu, 20 Jan 2005 19:05:19 -0800
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan plans on rotating a lot of different situational players in and out of the game next season, a la the New England Patriots' defense.
Thu, 20 Jan 2005 18:50:53 -0800
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan is expected to use more 3-4 defensive formations next season. The Bengals worked out the 3-4 mainly on passing downs over the last several years.
Wed, 19 Jan 2005 12:59:02 -0800
Updating a previous report, Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals hired Chuck Bresnahan to be their new defensive coordinator, signing him to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Wed, 19 Jan 2005 09:16:24 -0800
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have announced Chuck Bresnahan has been hired as their new defensive coordinator.
Wed, 05 Jan 2005 09:31:50 -0800
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals assistant coach Chuck Bresnahan appears to be the early favorite to take over as the Bengals new defensive coordinator. Bresnahan previously held a defensive coordinator position with the Oakland Raiders and joined the Bengals in May, 2004.
Tue, 11 May 2004 12:53:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals recently hired assistant coach Chuck Bresnahan is expected to work primarily with the team's third-down defense packages but will also serve other coaching roles. "Chuck will be a great addition to our staff," said Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. "We'll utilize his talents in a lot of different areas. He'll not only assist our defensive coaches, he'll also help the offensive coaches in the breakdown and analysis of the opponent's defense." Last season, Bresnahan served as the Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator.
Tue, 11 May 2004 12:50:15 -0700
Updating a previous report, Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have signed former Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Sun, 09 May 2004 08:18:40 -0700
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have added former Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan to their coaching staff in an undetermined role. It is expected that Bresnahan will serve as the team's third-down defense specialist and work with the nickel pass coverage unit.
Fri, 02 Jan 2004 10:20:10 -0800
Randy Lange, of the North Jersey Media Group, reports the New York Jets are interested in Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan for their vacant defensive coordinator position. The Jets are also interested in him as a possible position coach.