Al Davis, Follow These Steps, and the Oakland Raiders Are in the Playoffs

Warning: I have not written an article in many months, so bear with me. But this is going to be the best article you have ever read. Along with these steps are backup plans. But all of these steps are possible, so do not contradict me saying these are not possible, because they are. There is no salary cap this year, remember that.


1. Trade second round-pick (No. 39) to the Philadelphia Eagles for qu arterback Donovan McNabb:

What is the best way to never win a game in the NFL? To not have a quarterback that can lead your offense. Please, Mr. Davis, do not trade Nnamdi Asomugha for McNabb, you would fill one hole but create another one twice the size of that former hole.

Asomugha is easily the best position player on the Raiders (sorry Shane and Sebastian), so why would you trade him for a player that only has a few years left in his career, and one that might not sign with us at the end of the year.

That would not be the best thing, but I would feel somewhat comfortable with journeyman Bruce Gradkowski leading us for a season, but that would count on Gradkowski not getting injured. Do not even mention Russell though, he can throw a ball over a mountain, but he could not hit water if he fell out of a boat.

I have no idea if the Eagles just want the draft pick, or if they want the draft pick plus players or another pick, but Big Al needs to get this trade done. If possible, have the Eagles work out a deal with McNabb and then trade him, so we have a couple more years with him.

Then the Raiders need to draft another quarterback in the 2011 NFL Draft, possibly Washington's Jake Locker (who is widely considered the best in his class), for the future. Oakland would probably have to trade up, though.


2.  Sign offensive-tackle Flozell Adams.

T he Dallas Cowboys just released left tackle Flozell Adams a few hours ago, and th...

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