"What a place for a press conference," Davis said with a smile. Asked who he thought Oakland should start at quarterback, Davis' reply was telling.
"Who I think it should be?" he said. "He may be in Mobile, (Ala.)."
That was an obvious reference to No. 1 draft pick JaMarcus Russell, who remains without a contract while his agents and the Raiders continue to haggle over details on a multi-year deal.
In the meantime, Kiffin has chosen a starter for the Lions game but has yet to reveal it publicly. Several outlets have reported the job was Josh McCown's, while ESPN.com flip-flopped and first reported it was McCown before changing to Daunte Culpepper and then back to McCown again.