Oakland Raider Nation Backed Into a Wall

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Oakland Raider Nation Backed Into a Wall
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When I look at the Oakland Raiders quarterback situation, I can't help to think that the Raiders are in serious trouble. All the pressure of "saving" the Oakland Raiders has been placed on ONE player's back for yet another season. This idea leads me to the question, what happens if that player fails?

Jason Campbell will have less than two full games to build a rapport with his receivers before opening day. Just like last year, the quarterback's supposed No. 1 target is still injured and not up to speed. In fact, most of his major weapons have been playing sparingly thus far this preseason. I guess to avoid injuries.

With less than a month until opening day, the Raiders have yet to establish an offensive identity or consistency with the offensive line which were the Raiders two biggest issues last season (sorry, Cable) Also, the Raiders have not embraced a true leader. Cable has already exposed his flaws as a potential leader and Asomugha is not a natural.

So what happens if Campbell goes down, which is certainly possible behind the league's so-called worst O-line?

Kyle Boller is lucky he is Kyle Boller or he'd have been JaMarcused about five years ago. I don't know what people see in him other than that he fits the "prototype" of an NFL team.

Bruce Gradkowski is not an NFL quarterback by any means and I refuse to even entertain that idea. Charlie Frye gets hurt during non contact drills. And I don't even know who Colt Brennan is.

Tonight the Raiders face the league's real biggest bust and arguably the worst quarterback in NFL history in Jay "Picksix" Cutler. This game hopefully will feature some great running backs because good quarterbacks are at a premium these days.

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