Oakland Raiders: The Love of Our Lives Is Faithful on Any Given Day

October 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You don't have to remind the Raider Nation that the Oakland Raiders have a 2-4 win-loss record this season. Even so, many of the fans still wear their gear, and look forward to the next game.
Sometimes I drive about 90 miles to visit a man who loves the Oakland Raiders, no matter what the record is. He has a steady gaze and look of concern when you ask him about the Raiders.
I know to stay positive with him. He will not tolerate any other attitude. I think that what is perplexing to him and to others in the Raider Nation is the fact that the team is very talented, but the wins are here and there.
What's the problem? Is it a problem of lack of commitment to excellence? Are some of them afraid to be hit?
While I am writing this article, a commercial aired on television, and a man yelled "Do you wanna be a champ or a chump?"
Well, that is a timely question. Do these young, talented players for the Oakland Raiders want to be perceived as future champions or as chum...

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