Davis did a terrible job managing the salary cap because he overvalued players particularly those who were past Heisman winners or Super Bowl MVP's does Larry Brown ring a bell? Davis is solely to blame for inflated contracts and signing ineffective free agents. Let's give credit where credit is due and put the blame solely where it belongs on the man that held executive power for the better part of 45 years...
Originally Posted by als_shadow
"You can't Appoint, Hire, or Declare Leadership" ~ Sonny Barger
"Al Davis thought all owners were dilettantes with a new toy. He said to me many times through the years that owners are often the problem with their franchises, that too many of them think they can run things when they cannot, and the teams that succeed are the ones where the owner hires the best people he can and turns the game over to them."