Robert Gallery: Possible Candidate For Oakland Raiders Next Breakout Player?


Published: April 19, 2009


... So, they went with the man from Iowa.

Well, that turned out to be a big mistake.

Robert Gallery seemed to only be good at letting people go by him, which was a factor in why the Raiders let up so many sacks.

But look at the picture above. He's smiling. Here's where that comes in.

Robert Gallery has since been switched to guard and turned out to still not be too good, but a little better. However, during the last few games, Gallery has blocked for JaMarcus Russell well. He turned on some weird, hypothetical switch or something.

So lets quickly recap: A Raiders' player starts out a career as a bust and then unceremoniously turns it around.

Sound familiar? Names such as Jim Plunkett, Gorge Blanda, and Rich Gannon might come to mind.

The main difference though, is that Robert has been with the Raiders his whole career. And that he is an OT/OG, as well.

Jim Plunklett was drafted by the New England P...

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