Oakland Raiders 2010: Whose Your Leader?

June 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The question of who is the leader of the Oakland Raiders can vary in many ways.
Some would suggest that the Quarterback is the anointed leader of a team, some say it is the coach, and some would suggest it's the Owner.
Someone should help me out here because I am little confused.
I've always thought the head coach was the leader of a football team in terms of production and performance, but in the Raiders case, It's the Quarterback, I think.
I've never heard a coach blame the mishaps of an entire team on one player. But on the Oakland Raiders the blame game comes before the REAL game often times: Football.
I was shocked to hear Tom Cable place the blame of an entire season on one player implying, "We would have made the playoffs if not for the Quarterback."
Wow! Up until that point I had credited it to his horrendous play-calling and strategy. So as you would imagine, this statement was quite the surprise to me.
We constantly hear about how when a p...

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