Oakland Raiders Should Have Kept Garcia Instead of Starting Russell

Posted: 29th September 2009 by Dan Parzych in NFL
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What's Bugging Me is a weekly column on FantasyPros911.com What's bugging me this week? How about the Oakland Raiders deciding to stick with Quarterback JaMarcus Russell instead of Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Jeff Garcia.

When Garcia signed with the Raiders in the offseason, it appeared he would compete with Russell for the starting job at quarterback, considering all the success he's seen throughout his 11-year career (he lead three different teamsù49ers, Eagles, and Buccaneersùto the playoffs). Instead, he was released prior to Week One, leaving Russell as the starter for the Raiders at quarterback.

In my opinion, Russell is one of the most overrated quarterbacks in the NFL and should not have been the starter over Garcia for the Raiders this season. Perhaps th ...

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