Chris Mortensen: Goes To Raiders Camp

August 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is a somewhat brief article. I find it very interesting that ESPN sent Mortensen do go to Raiders camp.
The thing I'm most looking forward to tomorrow is if Al Davis actually acknowledges (if Davis shows) Mortensen.
The Raiders and ESPN have had a long history of not getting along. Things started to boil over in 2008.
Chris Mortensen made a report that Davis was trying to sell a portion of the team.
After John Herrera refuted it, Chris Mortensen had the following to say:
"The Raiders have lost the privilege with me of running stories past them for comment...This stems from their history of denials to most stories I have reported—as well as others in the media—when those stories have eventually proven to be true. The latest example is I reported that Al Davis planned to interview Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride and, of course, the story was trashed by a team spokesman."
Maybe Mortensen realized how ridiculous he sounded when he...

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