I've been taken to task at times this season by the Raider Nation for being somewhat perpetually negative, and at times it's been justified. Call me a cynic, but this team had just broken my heart too many times to look at much in a positive light, especially when the season began going into the toilet by week six, or ol' faithful, as I call it. But I am unabashedly excited about this team right now. In my weekly Pressures, Hurries, and Knockdowns articles, I routinely write in the Knockdowns section about ideas we have about the Raiders that have been disproved the previous week. It is my distinct pleasure when I write something such as "Bruce Gradkowski is not the Saviour" and then am promptly proved wrong. How can you not love Bruce Gradkowski if you're an Oakland Raider fan? Here is a ...
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