George will have the last laugh

Laugh all you want at the Raiders for signing Jeff George because Jason Whitlock knows the joke is on you.

Updated: August 31, 2006, 12:46 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

Re-signing Jeff George might be the sanest thing Al Davis has done in the last decade.

For those of you wondering why he did it, I ask you to look around NFL rosters and examine the backup quarterback situations of most NFL teams.

You think Jeff George has collected dust?

The Redskins' offseason acquisition, Todd Collins, threw 27 passes in eight seasons as the backup in Kansas City. In four of his eight K.C. seasons, Collins never launched a ball in anger or joy. ...

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