Oakland Raiders QB Jason Campbell: The Arm That Will Win the AFC West

Precision, precision precision! If you are going to become a surgeon you need to have precise cuts to heal the sick. If however you are a QB for the legendary Oakland Raiders, you need precision to pick apart defenses.

The Oakland Raiders had fallen on hard times since their Superbowl appearance in 2002 and it appeared that a young QB named JaMarcus Russell could help the Oakland Raiders in these times. Yet, the young QB had no heart and let owner Al Davis, the Oakland Raiders and the Raidernation down. JaMarcus was a bust and the Oakland Raiders paid dearly for it.

It was obvious that the Raiders needed a worthy QB and for a time it appeared that Bruce Gradkowski was solution. He had not only a will to win but "fire in his blood". Gradkowski is a leader on the field but he was short of being the number one QB that the Raiders needed. 

It was then that owner Al Davis took a QB from the Washington Redskins named Jason Campbell. Campbell is a good QB and has the arm and precision to lift the Raiders to a playoff berth. Although he struggled in Washington he had proven that he could win games with the proper tools and coaching.

The Washington Redskins felt that Jason Campbell could not be the leader they needed and decided to pick former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb. McNabb also failed in Washington.

The time for growth starts in Oakland for the young and talented Jason Campbell. Unlike most QBs for the Raiders , Campbell is a quiet player. He knows what must be done and he does it.Many fans can recall when Jason Campbell was booed off the field against the Rams last season.Yet Jason Campbell maintained his dignity and when the opportunity arose , he basically grabbed the reins and started winning games.


Jason Campbell will be entering his second season as the QB for the Silver and Black. If you have watched his games you have seen that he has a magnificent arm. He gets the...

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