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John Madden

Raiders Legends John Madden And Al Davis Receive Distinct Honor

Two Las Vegas Raiders legends, John Madden and Al Davis, will be receiving a distinct honor this coming weekend. The California Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting the duo on June 26th. John Madden and Al Davis Though this particular Hall of Fame doesn’t have a permanent physical location, the ceremony will take place …

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Remember When The 49ers Almost Traded Steve Young To The Raiders?

The Las Vegas Raiders have historically been on the short end of trying to acquire quarterbacks. One player that’s on that list is San Francisco 49ers legend, Steve Young. The Silver and Black have had some bad luck when it comes to the quarterback position. However, the team does have its share of legends, such …

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Remembering Raiders Owner Al Davis On This Day

The world said goodbye to the legend, Raiders owner Al Davis, when he passed away on October 8th, 2011. Today is the anniversary of the Maverick’s passing. He was the embodiment of rebelliousness in human form because he was so unique, so determined, and so fearless. The man created the Raiders’ mystique and it was his personality …

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Raiders Wild-Card Draft History: Grabbing Their Guy

Al Davis set many precedents while being the innovative owner of the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders. From slogans like “Commitment to Excellence,” to “Just Win, Baby,” the legendary Davis created a legacy with his quotes, his ethics, and his leadership. However, with every trailblazer comes eccentric quirks and odd decisions. With his own ideologies, …

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Remembering The Greatness Of Raiders Owner Al Davis

The greatness of Raiders owner Al Davis is remembered in this episode that traces the beginning of his coaching career at Adelphi College all the way through to his jump into professional football. The beginning… Al Davis began his coaching career back in 1951 at tiny Adelphi College in Garden City, NY. Davis came in …

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A Lasting Impact: 2000’s Raiders Defense

Since its inception in 1960, the Raiders have created and maintained a historic legacy. While many notable players who donned the Silver and Black played on the offensive side of the ball, the “Raider” way was a culture more established by the defense. Hard hitters like Howie Long, Jack Tatum, and Lyle Alzado helped pioneer …

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Raiders Late Owner Al Davis Would Trade For Deshaun Watson Immediately

If you watched ESPN’s 30 For 30: Al Davis vs. the NFL, you will no doubt have been treated to a litany of the late owner’s famous phrases. The documentary, charting the many disputes of Al Davis and then NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, frequently cut to old footage of Davis espousing the core ideals of …

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Raiders: Only Nation Podcast Spits Fire With Peggy Holmes

Guest Peggy Holmes joins us to share her wisdom, thoughts, and memories of the Las Vegas Raiders. Listen to “Ep 45 – Spitting Fire With Peggy Holmes” on Spreaker. Straight Into Raiders’ Booster Clubs This week’s episode starts with a very short look at updated Las Vegas Raiders news. We quickly jump into an interview …

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