Can Khalif Barnes Get a Shot with the Oakland Raiders?

June 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After all the offseason improvements, Oakland Raiders look to be a left tackle away from  contention. Jared Gaither looks good in silver and black, but it doesn't look like that will happen.
It appears now that the Raiders are going with a guy already on the team. That made me think. Can Khalif Barnes get a shot?
Khalif Barnes is a former second round pick out of Washington. He came into the league and anchored the Jacksonville Jaguar offensive line when they were good.
Many in Jacksonville wondered why he was let go after the 2008 season. They clearly haven't been as solid up front since.
Barnes then came to Raider Nation to compete with Mario Henderson for the job at left tackle. The competition never materialized as Barnes broke his ankle in camp.
Here we are a year later, and Barnes is playing musical chairs along the offensive line while Henderson is getting Pro-Bowler treatment coming off of a horribl...

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