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Un-welcome home

Un-welcome home

Sometimes going up against a former team in one¹s former home stadium brings out the best in professional athletes. For instance, ask Rich Gannon, who beat Kansas City in Arrowhead three straight times after leaving the Chiefs as a free agent in 1999. Don¹t add LaMont Jordan to that list just yet, though. Sunday¹s 26-10 loss to the New York Jets was not the kind of homecoming that Jordan, who said that he hadn¹t talked to any of his former teammates this year prior to the game, had in mind

For one thing, he couldn¹t find any room to run against a Jets team that crowded the line of scrimmage in order to keep him under control while harassing new starting quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo. "Obviously, we couldn¹t get anything going offensively,² Raiders coach Norv Turner said. "We wanted to get some run going, and we struggled in that area." Playing against the team that he spent...

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