Oakland Needs a Few Good Men, Hoping Raider Nation Can Handle that Truth

Posted: 14th October 2009 by Damali Binta Yael in NFL
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Today, I thought about the title, A Few Good Men. It depicts what we need on the Oakland Raiders team. Should we boycott? Maybe. Should JaMarcus be benched? Not certain. Should Tom Cable be replaced? It looks like it, because his numbers aren't so good. During the three-year era when the win-loss ratio was greater than any other three consecutive years, we had George Blanda, Daryle Lamonica, and a couple of wide receivers who had glue on their hands, it seemed. We had George Atkinson and a few more good men. Gene Upshaw was probably on the field, too. The teamwork was phenomenal. Even now, when I asked one of the former players what made the Oakland Raiders so good, he answered, "We were a team." So a few good men who truly have a team mentality, and who have that intuition and synergy are ...

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