Jason Campbell: Where He Goes, The Team Follows

August 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Do the Raiders have leadership?
The initial knee jerk reaction would be to say "of course."
If asked who those leaders are, Nnamdi Asomugha and Richard Seymour are most likely the first names to come to mind and you would be absolutely right. With eight Pro Bowls between the two, there is no doubt they have earned their respect and right to be leaders.
What about on offense?
You would probably be more hesitant in your answer. By stats and the sheer default responsibility that comes with the position, Jason Campbell gets the nod.
But can Jason Campbell really be "the guy?"
If Campbell's stats of the past five years are any indication, the answer would be—maybe?
Since being the 25th overall pick in the 2005 draft, Campbell's career has had a rocky start.
The former Auburn Tiger showed promise in 2006 when he started seven games. The height of his success came in a 6-2 record for the first half of 2008 that ended in a deflating 8-8 season. The...

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