In Defense Of The Indefensible: Future Of JaMarcus Russell In Oakland

March 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The quarterback controversy for the Oakland Raiders remains a hot topic amongst every Raider fan that bleeds silver and black.
JaMarcus Russell has all the tools, and yet Bruce Gradkowski has all the desire.
Going into the 2009 season, many Raiders fans and even the sports media believed that the Raiders had a chance to be competitive or at least give NFL and Raider fans alike something fun to watch.
Instead, we were subjected to more of the same anemic offense under JaMarcus Russell, until coach Tom Cable benched Russell in favor of Bruce Gradkowski.
In only a few starts, Gradkowski gave the sports world a reason to believe that the Raiders were close to contention and that coach Cable wasn't far fetched in claiming that the Raiders would be back to the postseason. 
The Raiders were no longer systemically dysfunctional, as has been the narrative since 2003.  And dare I say it that Al Davis could ultimately...

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