Oakland Raiders Having a Great Offseason, but They Haven’t Won Anything Yet

May 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a long-time Oakland Raider fan, I too got caught up in the wave of positivity generated by the excellent offseason put together by Al Davis, Tom Cable, and the Raiders scouting team. But let's not get too far ahead of ourselves; there's still a lot of work to do.
A great draft, good coaching hirings, and trades for great players are only pieces of the puzzle—there is more to it than just that. The new players and coaches have to be on the same page. If you were building a car, having the right parts means nothing without knowing how to put them together correctly.
Building a football team is no different. The parts have to be put in the right places in order for them to function properly.
Building chemistry is one of the keys.
One of the most difficult hurdles facing a team with a lot of new players is chemistry. Any time you put new talent, new personalities, and new egos together, growing pains are the result.

To overcome these pains, the coach...

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