Oakland Raiders: Can They Make the AFC Playoffs With Two Quarterbacks?

These past weeks have been surreal for the Oakland Raiders. They are currently 4-4 and in second place in the AFC West facing their AFC West nemesis the KC Chiefs next Sunday.

  It appears the the quarterback for this AFC rivalry could possibly be Bruce Gradkowski, provided his shoulder is healed.This should be a huge plus for the Oakland Raiders but the Raiders have been juggling QBs from the start of the season.

  The Oakland Raiders started out the season with Jason Campbell as starter. Jason Campbell played poorly against the Tennessee Titans. The following week after halftime against the St. Louis Rams Jason Campbell was replaced  by Bruce Gradkowski. Jason Campbell had ample opportunity to score in the Red Zone but he simply could not score.

  Bruce Gradkowski completes the game against the Rams and wins. Bruce remained as QB for the Raiders until he was injured week 4 against the Houston Texans. Enter Jason Campbell. Campbell comes in and defeats the Chargers, loses to SF and then plays his most historic game as the Oakland Raiders defeated the Denver Broncos 59 - 10.

  The ride continued the following week as Jason Campbell then outscored the Seattle Seahawks 33 - 3. Question now remains ? Who will be the starting QB for the Oakland Raiders against the KC Chiefs? Has not Jason Campbell earned the right?

  So far it appears that Jason Campbell looks the better of the two in that he has 3 of the 4 wins. Jason Campbells' game has definitely improved and he appears a bit more relaxed in the pocket.

  However if you place Bruce Gradkowski in the same environment, I believe he will do more for you. Bruce has the faster release and he seems to find the open receiver a whole lot quicker than Jason Campbell.

 The Oakland Raider offensive line is doing a great job protecting the QB. So if Bruce Gradkowski does indeed start against the Kansas City...

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