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Friday, October 31, 2014

Articles tagged: Al Davis

Oakland Raiders did not have a full-time groundskeeper under Al Davis

The stories of how far behind the times the Oakland Raiders were in Al Davis’ later years are infamous. Last year, we passed along a story saying that new GM Reggie McKenzie asked the team to construct a modern-day “war room” for the NFL Draft because no such room existed at the team’s facilities. Now…Read More

Al Davis Tattoo Raises the Fan Tribute Stakes (Picture)

While the Raiders paid tribute to deceased owner Al Davis Sunday with helmet stickers and a win, one fan raised the stakes with a calf tattoo. Busted Coverage shared the picture, saying that the Raiders fan got it done on Sunday. Dude wasted very little time with his ink-filled tribute. It’s actually pretty well done,…Read More

Raiders Paid Tribute to Al Davis with Win, Sticker on Helmet

The Oakland Raiders paid tribute to former owner Al Davis, who died on Saturday, by winning one for him in Houston Sunday. The Silver and Black came back from a 14-6 second quarter deficit to win 25-20. Safety Michael Huff sealed the win with an interception on the game’s final play, and said afterwards that…Read More

Al Davis Left a Legacy of Good and Bad

It’s amazing how a day many Raiders fans eagerly anticipated for years was received so differently. Longtime Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis died Saturday at the age of 82. He was part of the team for 49 of its 52 years of existence, eventually becoming the face of the franchise. Known as a bright football…Read More

Al Davis: Calvin Johnson is Nothing Special

Al Davis never gets old.  Actually, he has gotten old.  Very, very old — but you know what I mean.  It seems like every time he opens his mouth something ridiculous comes out.  Just when Crazy Al says something that might lead us to believe he has a shred of sanity left inside his dome,…Read More

Al Davis: I See Jason Campbell Like I Saw Jim Plunkett

To say Al Davis has high hopes for his offense in the near future would be an epic understatement. If he truly believes the things he says — and we have no reason to believe Crazy Al doesn’t — then he must believe Jason Campbell and Darrius Heyward-Bey can become one of the greatest quarterback/wide…Read More

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