Have the Oakland Raiders Been Laden With a Seven-Year Itch For Victory?

July 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before you get excited, let me make clear the context of this article. Although the phrase "seven-year itch" has a medical connotation, in this article it makes reference to a time period of discomfort, and the failure to attain the goal of the Oakland Raiders which is a "commitment to excellence."
Over the past seven years the Oakland Raiders fell short of their "commitment to excellence," they have experienced a type of discomfort, an itch, so to speak. Now a scratch for that itch gave some comfort, but the true medication is the type of decision making the Oakland Raiders have been experiencing lately.
Some tough decisions had to be made. There must be a realization that the development of an excellent team requires the development of the character of the men on that team. As more covert problems rise to the surface, the need for character development may be more evident.
Some of us are not prone to get all up in folks "kool-aid," but maybe so...

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