The Oakland Raiders and the Need For a Veteran Wide Receiver

May 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

B/R Senior Analyst Ramone Brown recently wrote an article about regardless how much potential the Oakland Raiders' young receivers have, they still need to improve when it comes to catching the ball.
I want to say that I fully agree, 100 percent.
Throughout the article, Brown gave statistical evidence that proved his point comparing Oakland recievers to other NFL receivers who are notorious for having many drops. He did a good job in stating facts about the Raiders' receiving corps, rather than just open criticism and bashing.
Though in the comments section there was plenty of debate as who the blame belonged to: A porous quarterback, with even worse fundamentals, or the lack of a veteran presence at the WR position?
Personally, I believe it's a mixture of both, however, this article is not to bash former Oakland QB Jamarcus Russell.
This is to make the case that the Raiders need a veteran WR. This, I believe, was the tone of Brown's article (no disrespect Ramo...

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