With Eighth Pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders Select…Tim Tebow?

Almost a year ago, Al Davis pulled his predictable unorthodoxy by selecting Derrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall pick of the NFL Draft—a receiver that some had as a third-round pick.

Mr. Davis is no stranger to head-scratchers. 

And a little question keeps chattering: Would Al Davis be "crazy" enough to take Tim Tebow at eighth overall in the 2010 NFL Draft?

Most wonder where Tebow will fall in the NFL Draft, and much speculation has stirred from Tebow's lackluster performance at the Senior Bowl.

I think that if nothing else, Tebow is a fan-favorite who can at least generate ticket-sales for a season or two in a rough economic climate.

Meaning that I can't see Tebow falling far into the second round—St. Louis, Seattle, and Washington could all be interested, and other teams could trade-up.

Thus, if the Raiders want Tebow without additional picks in the first round, eighth overall might be the place.

Despite the mechanics, Mr. Davis covets college champions and Heisman winners.  Meanwhile, the Raiders selected one of Tebow's receivers, Louis Murphy, in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft, so there would be an established rapport.

This opens the question about JaMarcus Russell and Bruce Gradkowski.

I, myself, am a fan of any quarterback that puts himself on the line, rather than just stands behind the line and wait for a roughing-the-passer penalty, because the defender invaded the passer's special area.

Not every quarterback with heart is able to win, just as not every quarterback with stats is able to win either. 

I shutter to say this, but when I think of Tim Tebow, I think of Tom Brady; strictly in what they do on the field, not what I think of each one as a person.

Gradkowski did that for the Raiders and that's probably why he got hurt. 

Russell seems to be content wi...

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