Oakland Raiders Get Some Love From the Media: Why Am I Concerned?

May 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I'm a regular listener of the NFL Channel on Sirius radio. It's one of the few places where you can hear some good things about the Raiders from time to time.
I was listening yesterday when Jim Miller and Zig Fracassi were talking about off-season moves of various teams.
When the talk turned to the Raiders I expected to hear some praise. What I heard was a lot more than that.
Zig Fracassi said the Raiders had the best off-season in all of football. He went on to say that if the Raiders could average 21 points per game they would win at least 9 games in 2010.
He praised the signing of Jason Campbell. He praised the draft. He praised the moves made for Groves and Wembley. It was a veritable love fest for all things Raider!
It was nice to hear. I liked it.
I'm also scared.
I've always been accused of being overly optimistic, especially when it comes to the Raiders. Having others share in my optimism for a change worries me.
I'm used to hav...

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