Tag Archives: Oakland Raiders

NFL Films: Bob Ryan- How The Dallas Cowboys Became Americas Team

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review At risk of stating the obvious, in a country over 200 million people back in the 1970s and in a major sports league like the NFL with 26 franchises by … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: NFL 1980- AFC Championship- Oakland Raiders @ San Diego Chargers: Full Game

Source:Raiders Classic– Oakland Raiders QB Jim Plunkett. “Jim Plunkett and the Raiders go into San Diego and beat Dan Fouts and the Chargers in a wild one to go to the teams 3rd Super Bowl.” From Raiders Classic With all due … Continue reading

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Miguel: Video: NBC Sports: NFL 1980-Super Bowl-Oakland Raiders vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Full Game

. Super Bowl 15, was a very interesting matchup between two very good football teams. The 1980 Raiders, perhaps one of the most talented teams on both sides of the ball to ever play in the Super Bowl. The 1980 … Continue reading

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NFL: NFL 1976- Super Bowl 11- Oakland Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings: Full Game

Source: NFL: NFL 1976- Super Bowl 11- Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings: Full Game I can’t think of two head coaches that are more different from each other than Bill Parcells and Joe Gibbs. But they did have one thing in … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: NFL 1980-AFC Divisional- Oakland Raiders @ Cleveland Browns: Full Game

“1980 WK 18 AFC Division Playoff Oakland Raiders (12-5) @ Cleveland Browns (11-5) Red Right 88” From J Philly Especially if you consider the playing conditions of this playoff game between the Raiders and Browns, this is one of the best … Continue reading

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GG Eden: Video: NBC Sports: NFL 1980-Wildcard-Houston Oilers @ Oakland Raiders: Full Game

. On paper this looked like a great matchup and great game. Two physical hard-hitting teams with big offensive lines who play very good defense and run the ball very well. As well as having two very good quarterbacks in … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1977-AFC Final-Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos: Highlights

Source: NFL Films: NFL 1977- AFC Final- Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos: Highlights With all due respect to the 1977 Denver Broncos, even though this game was played in Denver, this is one of the biggest upsets in NFC conference final … Continue reading

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GG Eden: Video: NBC Sports: NFL 1975-AFC Final-Oakland Raiders @ Pittsburgh Steelers: Full Game

. This was the second of three-straight AFC Finals that the Raiders and Steelers played against each other. 1974-76, Steelers won the first two and the Raiders finally broke through after losing six straight AFC Finals from 68-75. Six in … Continue reading

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Blitz Burghed: Video: The Immaculate Reception: The Start of the Raiders-Steelers Rivalry

. This post was originally posted at FreeStateExtra on Blogger To me for a rivalry to be great or for it to even be a rivalry, the two teams involved have to at least be good. Not just consistent winners, … Continue reading

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NFL Films: Pride and Poise- The Glory Days of The Oakland Raiders

  Source:The Daily Post “Rollie Schmidt led the Colonels to 32 straight victories in the late 60’s. Learn more about Coach Schmidt and Colonel’s football history.” From NFL Films As John Madden put it when asked about the Raiders not being … Continue reading

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