Oakland's Cornell Green: Just Let Him Foul Up, You Have a Reason to Ditch Him

Raider Card Addict@RaidercardadictSenior Writer IMarch 23, 2009

OAKLAND, CA - 2008:  Cornell Green of the Oakland Raiders poses for his 2008 NFL headshot at photo day in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Getty Images)

For anyone who hasn't read it now, Cornell Green has been arrested for a Domestic Violence Charge, stemming from a fight in Tampa.

The 32 year old Cornell was caught trying to get on a flight to Oakland California, so apparently either he felt what he did didn't warrant police action, of he thought the sooner he could leave the situation, the better things would be for him.

In his case, he was wrong both times.

Now, before judgement can be passed on if he's guilty, some things would have to come to light. Guilty? Innocent? Was he intoxicated? Only two people know, and the courts could have a field day with this.

Oakland, meanwhile has an issue to deal with, on top of the death of Marquis Cooper. Cornell Green is an Offensive Tackle, if you can call him that. He was part of the "screen door" line that the most false starts in the NFL last season, teaming with league leaders Kwame Harris.

Some were wondering why Green wasn't already cut along with Harris. Someone in Oakland probably felt they couldn't afford to drop both linemen with limited options.

Right now, I think Oakland's best option, and to continue to move forward, is to drop Green, try to find another Tackle on the free agency market or start looking at options for the Draft. By Green's own actions, he's helped the team, unlike any other player.

He self-destructed, and gives us a reason to get rid of him.


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