With Justin Fargas Gone, Will a New Star Emerge In The Raiders Backfield?

According to the Oakland Raiders, 30 year old veteran running back Justin Fargas was released by the team after failing a physical Saturday. 

A few days ago Adam Schefter reported Fargas, along with Gerrard Warren, would be released before their roster bonuses were due and it would seem he is at least half right so far.

Though it is unlikely, Fargas signing with another team or even with the Raiders again is not completely out of the question.

So with it almost certain Justin Fargas won't be wearing silver and black next year, what does that mean for the rest of the team?

Many would suggest it means the Raiders offense is going to become the Michael Bush show.

Though Michael Bush didn't have the most carries last year he had the most yards, the best YPC, and most TDs on the ground.

Sure, on occasion, Bush takes himself out of games for a breather.

But who wouldn't after five consecutive carries or after running through nearly an entire defense for 60 yards?

He's only human, its not like he's super-man . Don't forget at 6'1'', 245 lbs. he isn't exactly a marathon runner.

Given Bush's supposed questionable stamina, it's rather apparent that he will need someone to share the load with. I mean, even Batman needed Robin.

So who will be Michael Bush's boy-wonder?

Most would think that job defaults to Darren McFadden.

He is thought to have home-run threat ability and is a threat to score any time he touches the ball.

But in his two years as a Raider we have yet to see any of that ability, except for in Kansas City.

As a Raider, McFadden has proven only to be easily taken down by defenders. And rather than being a threat to take it to the house, every time he touches the ball he is  a threat to turn it over.

In 2009, with 104 carries, McFadden only averaged a sparse 3.4 yards per ...

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