Originally posted on borisdiawtime.blogspot.com  |  Last updated 2/29/12
Oakland Raiders 2011 Record:  8-8 PPG For: 22.4 (16th) PPG Against:  27.1 (29th) 2012 Cap Number:  $140,861,316 Draft Position:  In the arms of a cornerback…as in, they traded all their picks for Carson Palmer, who consistently puts his passes in the arms of a cornerback. I’ll give this to the Oakland Raiders; they certainly have demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to consistently being the dumbest franchise in the NFL. How else would you describe a team that, despite finishing just one game out of the playoffs at 8-8, still manages to be a total laughingstock? Believe me, we’ll all be telling the story of the 2011 Raiders to our grandchildren someday: “And then, just when it looked like the Raiders would be successful, the evil Al Davis rose from the grave to trade 27 first round picks for…(cue the evil music) CARSON PALMER!!!”

I’ll tell you what; since the Raiders are so irrelevant and since you and I both care about them so little, why don’t I keep this as brief as possible, OK? Good.

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