Can Jason Campbell Save The Raiders?

July 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you ask any Raiders fan about their team’s chances in 2010, they will give you a surprisingly optimistic answer.  The reason for this is the addition of Jason Campbell.
The Raiders essentially gave up nothing to get him from Washington, and he immediately became their starter.
But, Jason Campbell is not regarded as one of the better QB's in the league, so why are they expecting him to take one of the worst teams in the NFL as far as a playoff berth?
The answer is this: he is an immeasurable improvement over one of the worst QB's I have ever seen in JaMarcus Russell.  The Raiders finally have a QB who cares about playing football, watching film, practicing, and improving his team.
Last year the Raiders shuffled draft busts and journeymen, only to discover that none of them were any good.  When they made the move for Campbell it felt to most as if they finally had somewhat of a chance.
Last year Jason Campbell threw for 3,618 yards an...

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