The Gameplan: Talking Oakland Raider Strategy

May 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raider have not had a good coach since John Gruden patrolled the sidelines, scrunching his face at improper conduct on the field.
Many Oakland Raider fans do not understand the dynamic between a great coach and a great QB; Show me a sh*tty quarterback and I'll show you a sh*tty coach.
You'd be hard pressed to find a successful QB combined with a terrible coach. They are one in the same. Brady and Belichick. Roethlisberger and Tomlin. Manning and Dungy. You get the idea.
So how is it that Raider Coaches manage to escape criticism despite terrible QB production? Is it safe to say a terrible coach breeds a terrible QB? How should a coach handle a struggling QB? Should he play QB musical chairs and whine to the media? Or should he actually do what he is paid for, get into the film room and study the strengths and weaknesses of his starting QB and coach em up?
What was the issue with Raider's starting QB's last year? Many say it was because they held on to th...

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