A Look Back: Raider Nation’s Thoughts On JaMarcus Russell Seven Months Ago

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Seven months ago I posed the question, Are You A JaMarcus Russell Hater, Or Are You A JaMarcus Russell Supporter?
Go back and read the comments.
In the article, I tried my best not to sway the vote one way or the other. I attempted to be fair and see what the Raider Nation felt about him, at the time Oakland Raiders were 1-1, fresh off an ugly 13-10 win vs the Kansas City Chiefs.
At that time there was a slim hope for Jamarcus Russell to have a good season, even though he hadn't played well thus far. What happened over the next three weeks was a compete joke, the Raiders came back to Oakland and JaMarcus once again played like garbage as the Broncos beat us 23-3. This game was a perfect example of what went on in the Russell era.
The offense couldn't stay on the field, the defense was forced to play from behind.
You can also blame it on Tom Cable's play calling, however Russell's performance after the K.C. win, was a joke.
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