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  1. GM power rankings: Howie Roseman, Kevin Colbert among best


    Wed, 18 Apr 2018

    RANK 15 Reggie McKenzie, Raiders McKenzie had a tough act to follow in Oakland in 2012, asked to clean up some of Al Davis ' indulgences after the passing of the legendary Raiders owner. It took a few years to escape salary-cap jail before

  2. Schrager: Benson embodied Saints and the city of New Orleans


    Mon, 19 Mar 2018


    umbrella after the games dance and I think that guy looks like a blast. There are certain owners in this league and it's Al Davis was the Raiders right Jerry Jones now is the Cowboys. Robert Kraft is the Patriots. Tom Benson was Saints Tom Benson

  3. Mitchell Trubisky set up to soar; don't dismiss Sammy Watkins


    Fri, 16 Mar 2018

    in some play-action passes. To put it in simple terms: Oakland can run, run, run and throw deep, like the late Al Davis would suggest whenever he talked to the coaches. And with the team scooping up Jordy Nelson as the team's new WR2

  4. Sebastian Janikowski won't return to Raiders in 2018


    Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    of 21 field goals and 33 of his 34 extra points during a productive campaign for Oakland. It was former Raiders owner Al Davis who demanded on picking Janikowski when Jon Gruden, on his first stint coaching the team, preferred either receiver

  5. My Combine: Alex Smith


    Wed, 21 Feb 2018


    never count gets ready the starting lineup looking over and Al Davis is like in the third row there you know on a racer stance and it was foreigners you know Al Davis you know it's taken a look at. Just surreal hitters

  6. Tom Brady last player from 2000 draft with his team


    Fri, 16 Feb 2018

    Brady by lasting until 2011, while Chad Pennington played through the 2010 campaign. In that 2000 draft, Raiders owner Al Davis showed a knack for picking kickers destined to beat Father Time. Refusing to retire, Janikowski is determined to play

  7. Ten Super Bowl matchups that should have been (but weren't)


    Mon, 29 Jan 2018

    following year. The 49ers ' passing game versus corners Mike Haynes and Lester Hayes would've been awesome. Raiders owner Al Davis gave Bill Walsh, San Francisco's legendary head coach, his first job in pro football. Both teams developed Sid Gillman

  8. Patriots' top 10 personnel moves of Bill Belichick era


    Mon, 29 Jan 2018

    to his Northern California roots, former Raiders owner Al Davis disputed a rumor that his deep-threat diva was nearly ..... how many teams turned [Moss] down?" Davis said in " Al Davis : Behind the Raiders Shield." "That guy in Green Bay

  9. Eleven active players who should be first-ballot Hall of Famers


    Wed, 17 Jan 2018

    got him in, and I remember him sitting there at the starting line of the 40-yard dash with myself and Bill Parcells, Al Davis and Jerry Jones. I was astonished at how much poise and class Brees showed in the company of those three gods of the

  10. Chronicling Jon Gruden's winding road back to Oakland


    Tue, 9 Jan 2018


    When Al Davis hired 34 year old offensive wizard John gruden in 1998. The storied franchise was in a dark place. And Bruton. The league

  11. Jon Gruden addresses press in first press conference back as Raiders head coach


    Tue, 9 Jan 2018


    It is like if bank Mark Davis. Thank mrs. Davis. For this opportunity. I used to get phone calls from Al davis ' 3 AM now I get on from Mark Davis at 3 AM. But I want to thank you for this opportunity from the bottom of my heart. Want to

  12. Raiders plan to introduce Jon Gruden as coach Tuesday


    Fri, 5 Jan 2018

    record during his first run as an NFL head coach from 1998-2008. After coaching the Raiders for four seasons, owner Al Davis traded Gruden to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . The coach guided the Bucs to their first and only Super Bowl title during

  13. TBT: Six wild card teams that won the Super Bowl


    Thu, 4 Jan 2018


    advancing to play the AFC's top. Yeah. One of the most iconic blunders in playoff history. Red right eighty propelled Al Davis 's team to an AFC championship win in San Diego. And then a complete domination of the Eagles in Super Bowl fifteen

  14. What can you expect from Jon Gruden if hired as Raiders next head coach?


    Mon, 1 Jan 2018


    still have the match. If I'd I think a couple things that wants stampede he had a good staff and Oakland about maybe Al Davis spent a bit by some as they have no one out. But up but it Tampa. He inherited some good coaches hire some good coaches

  15. Players We're Excited to See: Cleveland Browns


    Fri, 29 Dec 2017


    let's start the head coach hue Jackson. Oh my. Oh man do you remember it's 111 year head coach of the Raiders. Al Davis passes away and the very next day you get a the last second win you said afterwards that mr. Davis once told you. Don

  16. No. 10 What if Bo Jackson never got hurt? | 'Top 10': What Ifs


    Fri, 22 Dec 2017


    Raiders home address and remember this is a time when owner Al Davis was looking to move his team from LA back to woods original ..... would have been jam packed in the early ninety's and then Al Davis probably wouldn't have. Had the appetite needed to return

  17. NFL Week 15 game picks: Patriots > Steelers; Packers are back!


    Fri, 15 Dec 2017

    game in 1967, 1970, 1973, 1975, 1977 and 1980 -- and yet, not once did both franchises advance. That last season Al Davis ' Raiders won it all, but Dallas had taken them down in December. You can read more below about Raiders- Cowboys regular

  18. 'A Football Life:' The start of John Madden's coaching career


    Sat, 9 Dec 2017


    he went to San Diego State. Where he learned if you pass offense from future NFL head coach Don Florio. Raiders boss Al Davis was impressed by Madden rides. In 1967. Davis hired him as linebackers coach. In madness first season he matched wits

  19. Mark Ingram + Alvin Kamara = Best duo EVER; QB conundrums


    Fri, 1 Dec 2017

    remembered something that I learned from Hall of Fame exec Ron Wolf during my time in Green Bay. He told me a story about how Al Davis would always bring in dispatched first-rounders for stints with the Raiders because he believed that players drafted

  20. Top 5 Cardinals vs. Seahawks rivalry moments


    Thu, 9 Nov 2017


    For the Cardinals from the podium to. Skelton. We'll have the ball. Alexander. And Al Davis . Ellis did the guys that back. For the touchdown. Bottom third down and fourth but the guys came into the game was an injury

  21. 'Inside the NFL': Dolphins-Ravens TNF preview


    Wed, 25 Oct 2017


    know try to we all thought it was going to be an old anti west shoot out and I'm sure local mall Lamar Hunt and and Al Davis Love what their kids are basically brought to the to the table right now this is going to be opposite that that is there

  22. Cordarrelle Patterson


    Sun, 22 Oct 2017

    Oakland Raiders wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson wears socks showing former team owner Al Davis before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

  23. Can't-Miss Play: Cordarrelle Patterson takes off for electrifying rushing TD


    Sun, 15 Oct 2017


    Al Davis used to always say stretch the field I. Actually literally told you that itself a couple times. Yeah. Don't know whose career

  24. A.J. Green: Top 10 Plays of 2016


    Tue, 3 Oct 2017


    are open pump. Up out of the 43 yards filled. His second catch of plus forty. Like gave Jake three ignore downhill. Al Davis used. The say speed. You're speed. Pass interference but it yeah. They. I was relief. What you gotta do. 735

  25. NFL Week 3 game picks: Falcons squeak by Lions; Chiefs hit 3-0


    Fri, 22 Sep 2017

    Guy's one-handed catch of a wild punt snap. Those were all Raider highlights. Right. Well, the Redskins did beat Al Davis ' squad earlier that season in a 37-35 track meet that included a 67-yard reception from running back Joe Washington