After Oakland finally showed up last week, the Raiders went Raiders and collapsed against the New York Jets, losing 38-0. It was so bad that Raiders head coach Tom Cable (finally) benched JaMarcus Russell. It was bad enough that Jets QB Mark Sanchez had time to enjoy a hot dog (allegedly because his stomach was not feeling well). But for as awful as the Raiders have been this season, it was ôonlyö their first time being shut out in 2009. However, it marked the seventh time this season that an NFL team has been shut out! Personally, I held that shutouts in professional football rarely happened, if at all. At best maybe there would be one shutout in an NFL season, but perhaps a couple of seasons would pass before another shutout would occur. After all, it would seem that there is a lot of ...
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