Can Al Davis Do the Improbable, Add Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens to Raiders?

Lately, many Raiders fans have had a lot to say about the Raiders' seven-year playoff drought.

At one time, when players were cast aside by one team and given a second chance in Oakland, it was the highest honor that a player could have.

Players usually responded by playing with a renewed vigor and took playing for Al Davis seriously.

If any teammate was to try to act contrary to the Raider way, other players quickly met them with an attitude adjustment.

But that was then. Since free agency became the standard in the NFL, we have seen new labels for players. Terms like prima donna, journeyman, cancer, and even diva have been applied to high-profile athletes.

Since the Raiders' Super Bowl XXXVII disaster, it doesn't seem like the Raiders can do anything right. At the core of the blame game have been bad personnel moves: players like Randy Moss, Warren Sapp, Aaron Brooks, JaMarcus Russell, Darren McFadden, and Darrius Heyward-Bey.

These players, coupled with coaches Norv Turner, Art Shell, and Lane Kiffin, have turned out to be colossal disasters for the Silver and Black.

At the center of the blame game has been one man: Al Davis.

During the '70s and early '80s, the rogue owner was showered with division championships and three Lombardi trophies. That is not the case today. The media mocks the Raiders every chance they get, fans are sick and tired of losing, and Davis is becoming desperate to put Humpty Dumpty back together again.

Recently a site called stated that a Raider official contacted them and stated that they are interested in trading for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb.

Okay, I know what you’re thinking: "So? Every NFL site has broken that story."

Well, there is another part of the statement that not many are reporting on—one that only Al Davis could pull off.

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