Oakland, The Draft and Ben Roethlisberger: Is He Worth The Weight?

April 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My, how the situation in Pittsburgh can change.
The Steelers, already having bid farewell to Santonio Holmes, now seems interested in scrubbing their image clean by ditching Ben Roethlisberger. Earlier, it was announced that the quarterback would be sitting out the first six games, more than a third of the season.
Of course, the first thing the Steelers want to do is ditch Roethlisberger, move up in the draft and get on with their lives.
So, how do the Raiders look at this issue?
First and foremost, you would be taking a quarterback with baggage, something that used to work for Oakland, but not recently. Randy Moss was brought in with the belief that he could behave himself and produce. He produced all right, only to stall out in his second year.
Then he gave up and was shipped out to New England to flourish.
Inside bet, that Belichick told Moss, if you don't perform, we'll trade you back to Oakland.
Secondly, is the cost.
Pittsburgh wo...

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