Is Oakland Raider Zach Miller Overrated?

July 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I have noticed a disturbing trend amongst Raider Nation. Raider fans have a tendency to project players based on their potential. What "might," "should," or "could" happen. This leads me to the question, could the Raiders' supposed best offensive weapon Zach Miller be overrated?
I, for the record, would generally answer: hell no, are you crazy? But then when I realize that Zach Miller not only has not ever made the Pro Bowl, he's never won anything either, and has a mere seven touchdowns in three years. Ouch.
Some would blame it on the abysmal QB situation in Oakland over his career. Some would blame it on the Raiders' highly predictable, simpleton offense. Few attribute Miller's lack of dominance on Zach Miller himself. They say teams key on him and double team. I say it should be impossible to shut down the quarterback, running backs, tight ends, and wide receivers unless there is something wrong with the scheme.
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