Oakland Raiders To Put Opposing Quarterbacks Under The Heat Lamp In 2010

August 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Raiders' fans well know about Al Davis' pressure football on the the offensive side of the ball. The deep ball is the main tool that the Raiders have used to play pressure football over the years on offense.
Davis is also a believer in pressure football on the defensive side of the ball. He has even created his own dictum for such a thing.
He once said, "The quarterback must go down and he must go down hard."
It started with players like Ben Davidson in the 1960s. Then it went on to players like John Matuzsack and Otis Sistrunk. The 1980s featured the likes of Howie Long, Lyle Alzado, Sean Jones, and Greg Townsend. Townsend continued into the 1990s and was joined by Chester McGlockton, Arron Wallace, and Nolan Harrision.
The 2000s was a sort of dead period.
Warren Sapp did manage to give Raider Nation one good year though his mouth is most of what he had left. Derrick Burguess gave Raider Nation three good years before the injury bug bit him.

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