Football fans would be hard-pressed to name another franchise that has participated in as many iconic games than the Raiders — especially when it comes to the playoffs.
Art Powell was the more famous of the Raiders’ football-playing brothers, but it was older brother Charlie who once climbed into the boxing ring with Muhammad Ali, losing in three rounds in Pittsburgh.
Raiders Flashback: Matt Millen was a mainstay on great teams
The wild and eccentric defensive lineman left a complicated legacy after a 15-year NFL career.
The Chicago Bears were first with the “Super Bowl Shuffle.” The Raiders’ contribution to the NFL music video genre was called the “Silver and Black Attack.” It peaked at No. 97.
Hall of Fame nominee, hoping finally get the call from Canton, said it would have been exciting to call Raiders games in Las Vegas as a radio analyst.
The first Al Davis draft pick to sign with the Raiders anchored the defense for 11 years after he was selected by both Oakland in the AFL and Chicago in the NFL in 1964.
Raiders running back Clem Daniels was one of the best players in franchise history, but the work he did off the field combating racism resonates to this day.
Raiders coach, general manager and principal owner Al Davis was eons ahead of his time when it came to hiring minorities for key positions.
He lived hard, colorfully and long — but not long enough, said former Raiders backup quarterback David Humm of his buddy Ken Stabler, who died five years ago this month.
The Raiders’ great is one of just six professional soccer players to play in the NFL.
Lincoln Kennedy understood the importance of leverage and flexibility at an early stage, and it helped pave his road to the Raiders.
NBC Sports Bay Area’s Scott Bair talks about Raiders center Barret Robbins and his disappearance before Super Bowl XXXVII.