I have no doubt that the majority of the Raider Nation remember DeAngelo Hall, who returns to the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday as a member of the Washington Redskins.á Not very long ago, in fact in March 2008, Al Davis traded second and fifth round draft picks to the Atlanta Falcons for him. The Raiders also gave Hall a monster contract to go with that trade. Most experts felt that Hall, teamed with all pro Nnamdi Asomugha, would give Oakland a cornerback duo comparable to Mike Haynes and Lester Hayes. On the first week of the season, these misconceptions were rudely shattered, as Hall gave up 146 yards on 9 receptions (and a TD) to Denver Broncos rookie receiver Eddie Royal in a 41-10 home defeat. Hall played no better for Oakland during the rest of his short tenure. Despite the price they ...
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