Oakland Raiders’ Smart Business Decisions Will Impact Game on the Field

March 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While most teams are making headlines by adding players to their rosters, the Raiders have made headlines by doing the opposite. In a weeks time, the Raiders have released Justin Fargas, Javon Walker, Greg Ellis and have lost Cornell Green to the Buffalo Bills via free agency.
Fargas led the Raiders in carries, and was tied for most rushing touchdowns. Greg Ellis was the starting defensive end, and was tied for the team lead in sacks. Cornell Green was the starting tackle, and Javon Walker was, well nobody knew where he was.
In most cases when you lose players that contribute that many minutes or lead the team in production, it isn't a good thing. In this case, it is a great thing for the Raiders.
The NFL is a business, more than it is a game, and the reality of the business can be pretty hard to handle for most fans. This offseason is a prime example of just how harsh a business the NFL can be.
Many long time fan favorites of many teams have been released due ...

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