Bruce Campbell Leading the Oakland Raiders’ Offensive Line Cosmetic Changes

March 5, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Earlier this week, it was rumored that right guard Cooper Carlisle was not expected to return with the Oakland Raiders next season. After watching the 34-year-old get pushed back constantly, all I could do was jump up and down in excitement.  
On Thursday, it was announced that left guard Robert Gallery was not returning to Oakland either. As a fan of Gallery, I was slightly disappointed. I loved his long and messy hair, this tattoo-filled arms, his "Raider Swagger" attitude. However, I continued to read the article and realized that his appearance was not worth what he was asking.
Gallery, a good player, was asking for $8 million—way too much for a player that only played in 14 games in his last two seasons. In addition to Gallery being incredibly injury prone, his replacement, Daniel Loper, was able to step in nicely and help the Raider Nation forget the fact that our best offensive lineman was out with yet another injury.  
To go with both of our guard...

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