Oakland Raiders

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The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football team based in Oakland, California.wikipedia
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AFC West

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The Raiders compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's American Football Conference (AFC) West division.
The division comprises the Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders.

1960 Oakland Raiders season

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The team's first three years of operation (1960–1962) were marred by poor on-field performance, financial difficulties, and spotty attendance.
The 1960 Oakland Raiders season was the inaugural one for the franchise and for the American Football League.

1967 Oakland Raiders season

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In 1967, after several years of improvement, the Raiders reached the postseason for the first time.
The 1967 Oakland Raiders season was the team's eighth in Oakland.

American Football League

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Founded on January 30, 1960, they played their first regular season game on September 11, 1960, as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL) which merged with the NFL in 1970.
The AFL's original lineup consisted of an Eastern division of the New York Titans, Boston Patriots, Buffalo Bills, and the Houston Oilers, and a Western division of the Los Angeles Chargers, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, and Dallas Texans.

1980–81 NFL playoffs

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Since 1963, the team has won 15 division titles (3 AFL and 12 NFL), 4 AFC Championships (1976, 1980, 1983, and 2002), 1 AFL Championship (1967), and 3 Super Bowl Championships (XI, XV, and XVIII).
The postseason tournament concluded with the Oakland Raiders defeating the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XV, 27–10, on January 25, 1981, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

1983–84 NFL playoffs

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Since 1963, the team has won 15 division titles (3 AFL and 12 NFL), 4 AFC Championships (1976, 1980, 1983, and 2002), 1 AFL Championship (1967), and 3 Super Bowl Championships (XI, XV, and XVIII).
The postseason tournament concluded with the Los Angeles Raiders defeating the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl XVIII, 38–9, on January 22, 1984, at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

1976–77 NFL playoffs

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Since 1963, the team has won 15 division titles (3 AFL and 12 NFL), 4 AFC Championships (1976, 1980, 1983, and 2002), 1 AFL Championship (1967), and 3 Super Bowl Championships (XI, XV, and XVIII).
The postseason tournament concluded with the Oakland Raiders defeating the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI, 32–14, on January 9, 1977, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

Oakland Raiders relocation to Las Vegas

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On March 27, 2017, NFL team owners voted nearly unanimously to approve the Raiders' application to relocate from Oakland to Las Vegas, Nevada, in a 31–1 vote at the annual league meetings in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Oakland Raiders relocation to Las Vegas will see the Oakland Raiders, an American football club in the National Football League (NFL), move from its longtime home of Oakland, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mark Davis (American football)

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Control of the franchise was then given to Al's son Mark Davis.
He is the principal owner and managing general partner of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).

2002–03 NFL playoffs

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Since 1963, the team has won 15 division titles (3 AFL and 12 NFL), 4 AFC Championships (1976, 1980, 1983, and 2002), 1 AFL Championship (1967), and 3 Super Bowl Championships (XI, XV, and XVIII).
The postseason tournament concluded with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeating the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII, 48–21, on January 26, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.

1995 Oakland Raiders season

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The team departed Oakland to play in Los Angeles from the 1982 season until the 1994 season before returning to Oakland at the start of the 1995 season.
The Oakland Raiders season was the franchise's 26th season in the National Football League, the 36th overall, and their 1st back in Oakland since 1981.

Allegiant Stadium

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The Raiders plan to remain in the Bay Area through 2019, and relocate to Las Vegas in 2020, pending the completion of Allegiant Stadium.
It will serve as the home for the National Football League (NFL)'s Las Vegas Raiders and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Rebels college football team.

1963 Oakland Raiders season

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In 1963, however, the Raiders' fortunes improved dramatically with the introduction of head coach (and eventual owner) Al Davis.
The 1963 Oakland Raiders season was the team's fourth in Oakland.

Raider Nation

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The Raiders are known for their extensive fan base and distinctive team culture.
The Raider Nation is the official name for fans of the National Football League (NFL)'s Oakland Raiders.

Kezar Stadium

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They have previously played at Kezar Stadium and Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Frank Youell Field and RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles.
It is the former home of the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders (first AFL season only) of the National Football League (NFL) and of the San Francisco Dragons of Major League Lacrosse.

Washington Redskins

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On February 9, 1960, after rejecting offers from the NFL's Washington Redskins and the AFL's Los Angeles Chargers, Erdelatz accepted the Raiders' head coaching position.
Their three Super Bowl wins are tied with the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos, behind the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots (six each), San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys (five each), and the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants (four each).

1962 Oakland Raiders season

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The team's first three years of operation (1960–1962) were marred by poor on-field performance, financial difficulties, and spotty attendance.
The 1962 Oakland Raiders season began with the team trying to improve on their 2–12 record from 1961.

Jim Otto

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Among the Raiders rookies were future Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee center Jim Otto, and a future Raiders head coach, quarterback Tom Flores.
James Edwin Otto (born January 5, 1938) is an American former professional football player who was a center for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL).

John Madden

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During the early 1960s, John Madden was a defensive assistant coach at San Diego State University under SDSU head coach Don Coryell.
He won a Super Bowl as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, and after retiring from coaching became a well-known color commentator for NFL telecasts.

Eddie Erdelatz

Having enjoyed a successful collegiate coaching career at Navy during the 1950s, San Francisco native Eddie Erdelatz was hired as the Raiders' first head coach.
Erdelatz was also the first head coach of the American Football League's Oakland Raiders.

Red Conkright

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From October 16 through December, the Raiders were coached by Oklahoma native and former assistant coach Red Conkright.
William Franklin Conkright (April 17, 1914 – October 27, 1980), known more commonly by the nickname Red, was an American football center and end who played eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and was later the head coach of the Oakland Raiders for part of the 1962 season.

1968 Oakland Raiders season

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The following year, the Raiders ended the 1968 season with a 12–2 record and again winning the AFL West Division title.
The 1968 Oakland Raiders season was the team's ninth season in both Oakland and the American Football League.

1965 Oakland Raiders season

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Though the team slipped to 5–7–2 in 1964, they rebounded to an 8–5–1 record in 1965.
The 1965 Oakland Raiders season was the team's sixth in both Oakland and the American Football League.

1970 Oakland Raiders season

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The first post-merger season saw the Raiders win the AFC West with an 8–4–2 record and advance to the conference championship, where they lost to the Baltimore Colts.
The 1970 Oakland Raiders season was the team's 11th season in Oakland.

Gene Upshaw

When backup offensive lineman Ron Mix played, the 1971 Raiders had an eventual all-Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive line with tackle Art Shell, guard Gene Upshaw, center Jim Otto, and tackle Bob Brown.
Eugene Josiah Upshaw Jr. (August 15, 1945 – August 20, 2008), also known as "Uptown Gene" and “Highway 63”, was an American football player for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League (AFL) and later the National Football League (NFL).