On a day when the Raiders honored Al Davis and scored one touchdown on a perfect fake field goal and another on a kick return to beat the Cleveland Browns 24-7, they took their most costly loss of the season.
Quarterback Jason Campbell suffered what initial reports indicate is a broken collarbone, meaning Campbell – having his best season as a pro – is likely done for the season.
Whether this means the 4-2 Raiders’ hopes for the AFC West championship are similarly done is now very much in the air.
Campbell, in his second season in Oakland after five disappointing seasons in Washington, was finally putting his game together in 2011.
Through the first five games of the season, Campbell had completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 1,118 yards and six TDs against four interceptions. For the first time in his career he had the luxury of being in the same system for a second straight season, and head coach Hue Jackson and his teammates all season had praised Campbell for his leadership an...