The Oakland Raiders are one of the longest serving teams in the NFL, and they enjoy a rich history of triumph, failure, success, growth, and culture. The football franchise that is the Oakland Raiders is based in Oakland, California. It was started way back in 1960, and it took only less than five years to attain its first hallmark level of success in the super bowl finals after conquering the AFL league. Since then, this interesting team, which is full of a rich history of dedication, passion, brilliance, and talent, has been competing very competitively and aggressively. It boasts of about 14 Hall of Fame inductees, and the journey to its success can serve to teach Football strategy and sportsmanship.
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The Oakland Raiders team established in January 30, 1960
Start season: 1960
Raiders home ground: Las Vegas Stadium, Las Vegas
The Oakland Raiders headquarter in Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California.
Jersey colors: Silver, black
Game song: “The Autumn Wind”
Owner: Commonly Mark Davis
President: Marc Badain
General manager: Reggie McKenzie
Head coach: Jon Gruden
Team nicknames: Silver and Black, Men in Black, Team of the Decades, The World’s Team, Raider Nation, Malosos.
Super Bowl winners: 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII)
Official website: Raiders.com
The Raiders team existed in its lower form before 1960. It was called Oakland Señors at the time, but the name had to be changed to void local ridicule and indifference. The renaming strategy worked because it attracted one of its success pioneering originals, Al Davis. Before then, even with its new name debuted, the team kept losing miserably under some three coaches who were all fired or dismissed politely. Al Davis reversed the tides from horrible records such as 1-13 to 10-4 in his first season as coach. He was subsequently named the AFL’s Coach of the Year, and the Raider’s fortunes began to change drastically.
When the Raiders are moving to Las Vegas?
The Raiders are moving to Las Vegas stadium in 2019. They start their NFL season in 2020 as a new name Las Vegas Raiders. NFL approved to move out in Las Vegas.
How to watch Oakland Raiders 2018 football game live stream.
The Oakland Raiders football 2018 games live free online streaming on gamepass.nfl.com
The Bitter Rivalries
One of the team’s biggest boosts to its all-time humongous fan base is its bitter rivalries which made its games widely followed. The Rangers has had so much success that it has won 15 division titles, since 1963, (12 NFL, and three AFL before the merger). It has also picked up I AFL championship, 4 AFC championships and three Super Bowl Championships. However, its most success was always overcoming their most bitter rivals even though they have always lost just as passionately in super bowl and championship finals. Some of their most televised and popularly focused games include bitter rivals like:
- Denver Broncos (battle for the bay)
- Kansas City Chiefs (these guys always thrash the Raiders despite not having as much success as the raiders.
- Los Angeles Chargers