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Oakland Raiders and Young Quarterbacks: Walk The Plank?

Published by on June 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

In its own way, you have to feel sorry for some of these guys.

These young quarterbacks join the Raiders right after a Super Bowl berth and the mindset is, What can I do, to get the team over that hump?

For several different players, it goes from the simple question, to a more profound statement:

What did I just land in and what is going on now?

Turning back the clock, we can look back to a guy named Scott Dreisbach, who was with the Raiders in 1999-2000.

After a great preseason he was on his way to backing up Rich Gannon when an injury sidelined him for the year. Move forward a couple of seasons, and to Marques Tuiasosopo, who was drafted in 2001.

Sitting behind Gannon...

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