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JaMarcus’ problems

OK, maybe JaMarcus has settled down. After an abysmal first quarter, Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell had a nearly perfect second quarter. He would have been 8 of 8 for 85 yards in the second frame, had Zach Miller’s 29-yard catch on the sidelines not been overturned on replay. It was a good call, so the scattered boos weren’t justified. Still, it was a decent rebound by the big QB. Still, what may have been most troubling about those early off-target… Read More »

Surprise: Al Davis speaks

Normally when Al Davis holds a press conference, it’s a major sporting event. It wasn’t like that today, because no one figured Davis would be there to introduce his newest player, defensive end Richard Seymour. But there he was. So we became part of a strange proceeding, with the most interesting man in sports addressing perhaps 10 writers. Here are some excerpts:… Read More »