2010 NFL Predictions: Oakland Raiders

August 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After seven straight seasons of five or fewer wins, the Oakland Raiders finally have a reason to be optimistic. They said farewell to mega-bust JaMarcus Russell this offseason, and they brought in ex-Redskin Jason Campbell to be the guy.
Campbell gives the Raiders a huge upgrade at the quarterback position. The Raiders were in desperate need of a more accurate passer after watching Russell complete just 47.8 percent of his passes in 2009. Campbell, who is coming off a season in which he completed nearly 65 percent of his throws, gives them that.
If the defense can find a way to stop the run, Oakland has a chance to post its first winning season since 2002.
Offense: Campbell has shown improvement each year in the league, and I have no reason to think progress will halt in Oakland. He has a great work ethic, and he won't rest until he proves the doubters wrong. Last year, he threw for over 3,600 yards with 20 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.
Campbell has a...

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