Signing Flozell Adams Would Give the Oakland Raiders Options

April 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

"Holding. No. 76, offense."
This was a recurring phrase uttered at Texas/Cowboys Stadium over the last dozen seasons. Flozell Adams was one of, if not the most penalized offensive linemen in the game during his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys.
That said, there are some advantages to signing him. He is a big, physical left tackle with a reputation for having a mean streak. He pass blocks as well as he run blocks. These are traits the Raiders desperately need.
Adams' presence would open up competition between Khalif Barnes, Langston Walker, and Mario Henderson for the right to start at the right tackle position. We all know that competition is the best way to get the most out of any player.
The biggest hole on Oakland's offensive line is at the critical left tackle position.
Henderson played pretty well, but Adams is an experienced Pro Bowler at that very spot. His experience and high level of play will drastically improve the offense, and give the young quarterb...

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