Oakland Raiders: Making a Case for a Wide Receivers Reality Show

January 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders' wide receiver corps is full of youth and talent andmost of which is untapped.
Reality television has a way of making seemingly untalented people into instant celebrities.
What correlation is there between a celebrity and an All-Star athlete?  They are practically synonymous.  It seems to me, that in the new era of diva receivers. Most wide receivers create their celebrity status from their off-field antics rather than from their precise route-running and sure-handedness.
Darrius Heyward-Bey, Louis Murphy, Jacoby Ford and Chaz Schilens each have strengths and weaknesses, as does every human being.  A reality television show would build confidence for this group. 
I feel that as at the end of the 2010 NFL season, the only Raider receiver who has the necessary amount of self-confidence is Jacoby Ford.
I say this because Jacoby came into the 2010 season with little to no expectations and contributed heavily in the ...

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