Maybe JaMarcus Russell Wasn’t the Oakland Raiders’ Problem After All

October 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It would seem as though Raider fans have been taken as fools.
Last year we were led to believe that all of the offensive failures were all on one position and one man: QB JaMarcus Russell.
Tom Cable told us that we would have been in the playoffs, if we had only had average QB play.
Well, Raider-Nation, we got Jason Campbell and based off of the numbers he put up last year, he is by definition an average QB. By some accounts he was even above average.
Now with our average QB we are still no where near a playoff caliber team. Matter of fact we may be even worse. Last year at this point in the season we were 2-4, and once again we have the same record. JaMarcus is gone and I see no improvement, so logic would suggest he was not the problem.
Against the 49ers, Jason Campbell put up a dismal 10.7 QB rating, going 8-of-23 with two interceptions. JaMarcus Russell's career-worst game was a 17.4 QB rating.
JaMarcus was allegedly sleeping through meetings, sip...

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