Originally written August 20, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
Coming into this Raiders training camp, the expectation was that Denarius Moore would assume the top receiver role and be the leader that the coaches, his teammates and fans would like him to be. Instead, there has just been more of the same inconsistency that’s plagued him in his two years as a pro. So, as is all the rage with Raiders offensive players the last couple days, somebody called him out on it. And that person is offensive coordinator Greg Olson: Well a lot of it is going to be on Denarius. To me, it’s that whole character issue, becoming a self-starter, becoming a self-motivated person, and a lot of that comes with maturity. I think he’d be the first guy to say we’re constantly on top of him and it’s hard to give someone like that any base, so we just coach him up, but I think he’s becoming a more mature player and more mature person, so I think that’s going to help as well. A lot of players will tell you, if they’re fortunate enough to stay in the league for any length ...
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