For what it’s worth, the Raiders’ depth chart included in the weekly press release for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals lists Jason Campbell as the starting quarterback, with Bruce Gradkowski No. 2.
The depth chart is unofficial and not always updated. For instance, it still lists Stevie Brown as a backup safety even though he was waived from the 53-man roster Tuesday.
The Raiders have an open locker room session scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. They are obligated to produce a quarterback to speak with the media, and Campbell has spoken on Wednesdays through the first two weeks. Coach Tom Cable won’t be available until practice is over.
Unless either Campbell or Gradkowski is produced, thereby making it clear who the starter is, the quarterbacks could be put in the position of not being able to answer questions about their status until after Cable makes his announcement.
Or the Raiders could just put the whole quarterback session off until Thursday. JaMarcus Russell spoke on Thursdays last year _ the only Raiders quarterback in memory who talked on Thursdays instead of Wednesdays.
In a conference call with Arizona writers, Cable declined to name a starting quarterback or answer a more general question about the number of teams which have switched or are consider switching quarterbacks entering Week 3.
More to come . . .