Oakland Raiders: Giving Al Davis NFL Draft Credit

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Oakland Raiders: Giving Al Davis NFL Draft Credit
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Al Davis was and still is a great football mind. He is responsible for the "team of the decades," three Super Bowl victories and possibly more hall-of-famers than any other NFL owner.

Yet many people, even some Raider fans, openly discredit his brilliance.  They give credit elsewhere when something positive happens within the organization, and blame Davis for anything negative.

They said Tom Cable changed the culture in Oakland, Tom Cable motivated the players, Tom Cable was responsible for the draft...

What about Al Davis?

Enough about Tom Cable already. With a reputation for drafting physical freaks, tracks stars and combine breakouts, Al Davis was responsible for the Raiders' 2010 draft.

 Here's a review of the draft and why no one but Al Davis could have been responsible for it.

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