Modern Day Raiders’ Not Fit to Wear the Silver and Black

Posted: 30th September 2009 by Colin Mehigan in NFL
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This year, the Oakland Raiders celebrate their 50th anniversary and
during that time a celebrated list of Hall of Fame members have worn
the silver and black.

From Marcus Allen to Fred Billetnikoff and Art Shell to Howie Long, the
Raiders were a storied franchise during the 70Æs and 80Æs. The teams
assembled by John Madden and Tom Flores attained legendary status in
NFL folklore.

How times have changed.

The failings and shortcomings of the current Raiders have been
dissected across the internet and media at large for many a year and
the fact is that players, coaches and even the owner himself are a
pale shadow of what the franchise used to be.

The ôCommitment to Excellenceö is officially over. The only
ôCommitmentö the Raide ...

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