Found October 28, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
To no surprise, the media is still negative when it comes to the Oakland Raiders when mentioning the team. They have had a decade-long drought, but the media blasts them as if they were an annual playoff team the last couple of years and have just fallen off. As if they have nothing else to discuss, the Carson Palmer trade, which was made out of whack, is the centerpiece to all discussions leading up to the Oakland Raiders. And being that these are professional analysts, journalists etc, one would think they’d have more things to talk about. Darren McFadden is one of the best backs in football and is having a horrible season thus far, but that doesn’t even get mentioned. It all comes back to the Palmer trade. The topic has always been that the Palmer trade was a complete failure; so let’s analyze the trade a bit. Your team is 4-2 in one of the worst, but competitive divisions in the NFL. Suddenly, your starting quarterback breaks his collarbone on his throwing arm and is out for the...
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