The Oakland Raiders’ Interest in Matt Leinart Could Be an Injury Red Flag

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Raiders have interest in a possible trade for disgruntled Arizona Cardinal quarterback Matt Leinart.
If the trade happened, it would be three former first-round quarterbacks on the Raiders roster.
Leinart doesn't seem to fit what Oakland likes to do, so why would the Raiders be showing interest? Especially for a QB that has underperformed, yet still insists he should be a starter in the league and has a contract that goes vastly above his value next year. Plus, of all the offensive positions, quarterback seems to be set in stone for the Raiders.
Last week Jason Campbell was taken out of the game for a stinger. It was later reported that Campbell also suffered a wrist injury. It didn't seem like a problem at first as Campbell was seen doing some light throwing on Monday.
If Campbell's injury might be worse than advertised and causes him to be out an extended period of time, the Raiders could be looking to find some ...

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