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Will Jason Campbell Out Perform Sanchez and Brady?

After a sloppy lost Sunday against the Bills, the Raiders need to prove they belong. This week is the first really test against a team that has made it to AFC Championship games two years in a row. Mark Sanchez came into Oakland as a rookie and carved up our defense left and right in a embarrassing lost. This Raiders defense is different, but is coming off is worst performance so far this season. The Jets defense got carved up by Tony Romo and looked overrated. Then they dominated a Jaguars team that is about as good as the Chiefs. Jason Campbell looked great in the season opener, but really didn't have to show much against Denver as Darren McFadden ran all over them. Then came the Bills game were Campbell showed aside of his talent that we haven't seen yet. Throwing deep clutch passing to Moore and moving the ball down field with ease. Tom Brady has thrown over 400 yards in two games against above average teams. So the question still remains. Does Jason Campbell have what it takes to out perform Sanchez and Brady in back to back weeks?

Lets look at the whole picture for this week. Sanchez has LT who is not the same runner he was when he was in San Diego. Still dangerous, but not the same. Campbell has Darren McFadden, Micheal Bush, and Marcel Reece who are all double threats. Advantage Campbell. Wide receivers for Sanchez are Holmes, Plexico Burres, and Derrick Mason. Campbell's receiving core as of now is Moore,   Darrius Heyward-Bey,and  Derek Hagan. Advantage Sanchez or is it. Moore torn it up last week as a rookie on the road and in a hostile environment. Ford is a possibility if the hamstring is a go. Kevin Boss is going to debut in front of the sold out crowd of Raider nation. Advantage is really Campbell's  because he is at home and is looking to prove to fans that he can be consistent and is not afraid of Revis Island. I believe that Campbell will have better game than Sanchez this week by throwing for over 225 yards and 3 TD's. Sanchez will struggle with his Pro Bowl Center playing hurt or even out of this game. Chris Johnson re-aggravated his groin injury and was not a practice. This could actually be a good sign. Sanchez will find away to march up the field a few times and score, but will turn the ball over at least twice. This season has proven that the Raiders under Hue Jackson will score points off of turnovers.  After two weeks of the season Jason Campbell has proven to a great quarter back. These next two weeks will prove to the Raider Nation if he can takes the Raiders to the next level.

I will compare Campbell to Brady after this weeks game against the Jets. Tomorrow I will preview the reason I believe the Raiders defense will provide 60 minutes of physical punishment to Sanchez and the Jets offensive line.  To compare Campbell to Brady right now before the Jets game wouldn't be fair to Campbell or Brady. They have both played great and Brady has three rings to Campbell's zero. I will how ever discuss the possibility of Campbell outperforming Brady based on Campbells performance this week.

Prediction for the week-

Campbell 250 yards passing, 35 yard rushing, no sacks, 3Td's, 1 Int

Sanchez 200 yards passing, 22 yard rushing, 4 sacks, 1 TD, 2 Int, 1 fumble lost


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