Closing the Jason Campbell Argument: He Will Be an Oakland Raider Great

On April 24, 2010, the Oakland Raiders made a franchise-changing trade.

They sent a 2012 fourth-round draft selection to the Washington Redskins for quarterback Jason Campbell.

This marked the end of the JaMarcus Russell era in Oakland.

Everyone had their own opinion of the trade, and while it was well-received from the media, "Raider Haters" insisted that Campbell was a mediocre quarterback at best.

The argument between them and Raider fans has dragged on to this very day and a slew of articles have been made about Jason and the Raiders.

Let's get one thing straight, everyone: Jason Campbell will go down as one of the best Raider quarterbacks of all time.

Mark it down; I said it.

I understand that this is a very bold statement and it will receive some criticism, but I am confident I will prove correct in the years to come.

I've watched Jason closely since he entered the NFL in 2005, and have seen some very positive things from him.

I'm convinced he will be a Raiders great and here's why.

First off, Jason has great size for an NFL quarterback.

He is 6-foot-5 and weighs around 230 pounds.

This gives him a fighting chance against huge NFL defensive linemen.

Also, he can see over Oakland's freakishly tall offensive line much better than a shorter quarterback.

Next off is Jason's surrounding cast. He has already made connections with intricate parts to the Raiders' offense: Hue Jackson, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Louis Murphy, and Chaz Schilens.

Chemistry has been a huge problem over the years for the Raiders, but that shouldn't be the case now.

The three receivers listed above are all under the age of 24 and should be with Jason for at least the next six years. They all have overwhelming talent and potential; Campbell will enjoy having these weapons in the future.

Hue Jacks...

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