Jason Campbell Has the Oakland Raiders Right on Schedule

I have heard rumblings to the contrary, but the Raiders are right where they should be with Jason Campbell. Many have said, "Jason Campbell isn't a great quarterback."

Last year, Campbell threw for 3,618 yards with 20 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.  He completed 64.5 percent of his passes and posted a quarterback rating of 86.4.

That doesn't put him in the elite group of quarterbacks. However, the Raiders would have been much better last year with Campbell's numbers at the quarterback position.

As a team, the Raiders threw for 2,557 yards, 10 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions. You do the math on how much better the Raiders would have been on offense.

Campbell is also a young quarterback who has managed to improve every year in the league. We have yet to see him get everything he can out of his immense talent.

Campbell is really the perfect replacement for JaMarcus Russell. He has the same skill set and he's about where Russell would be if Russell had put in the work.

Just last year, Campbell played for his fifth offensive coordinator in as many years. The offense Campbell had to play in with the Redskins didn't even suit his strengths.

Campbell lost franchise left tackle Chris Samuel to retirement. He also lost tight end Chris Cooley to injury. The running game in Washington was also ineffective.

Santana Moss was his only real threat on offense. Yet Campbell was still able to have his best season in the NFL, which is much better than what Raider quarterbacks accomplished last year.

He is now in Raider Nation with a team that was built around him before his arrival.  That is a recipe for instant success. 

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