Darren McFadden: One Change Away from Superstardom

June 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

"Football is a game of inches." That's the old dictum that comes to mind when thinking of how little of a margin it is between a winner and loser of an NFL football game. Even blowouts can result from a series of plays that barely go the winner's way.
In the case of Darren McFadden, it's one small change that can make him a superstar instead of a bust. It can easily be done too.
Since showing flashes in Week Two of 2008, McFadden hasn't done much. The only thing he's been consistent at lately is getting hurt.
The release of JaMarcus Russell has to have McFadden on notice. Raider Nation is sure to look closely at the next highest paid player that isn't doing much.
I first blamed it all on how the offensive line played and the Raiders' lack commitment to the running game.  Those were problems, but a look at some tape told me that there was something McFadden could do to help his cause tremendously.
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