Nick Miller and Johnnie Lee: The Playmakers

September 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Raiders fans have all kind of excuses as to why Nick Miller and JLH should not be a part of the regular receiving rotation.
"Louis Murphy (team leader in drops) is a beast, he caught a TD pass against the Steelers,  blah blah blah"..." Hayward-Bey will be way better with a good QB, blah, blah, blah." Preseason stats: five catches, zero TD.
Now on to the playmakers.
First let's discuss the excuses; "Nick Miller is to small." "He only does this against the backups" (He only plays against the backups). "He's a seventh rounder." "He's white" (oops that was your subconscious).
Well, all of that may be true, but his speed and hands are unquestionable. Somehow he manages to get behind the defense consistently and has the awareness to adjust to awkward balls. Bey can hardly catch the ones on target.
Im not dissin' Bey, but I think that the Raiders should ride the hot hands and give all the receivers an opportunity. Miller stretches the field the way Bey was suppos...

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