My long weekend trip to the Bay Area was topped by an outstanding performance on the part of the New York Jets defense, as it completely shut down an already suspect Oakland Raiders offense in front of an almost half empty Oakland-Alameda County Stadium. I knowùas I said, I was there. Before talking game details, I need to dispel some very untrue rumors, or urban legends if you chose, regarding the fans of the Oakland Raiders. Is it true they have their own section called the "Black Hole" where even the most frenzied fans dress up in costumes that would have any trick-or-treaters on Halloween looking over their shoulders? Yes, itÆs true. Do they have tailgating parties that start at the crack of dawn and serve some of the finest food on the planet? Absolutely. Do they talk smack to anybo ...
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