Oakland Raiders Jubilee Year: Fifty Years of Excellence

Posted: 22nd September 2009 by Damali Binta Yael in NFL
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 A Raider Fan's Proclamation No matter what method you use, there certainly seems to be a remarkable set of numbers cited this year in the history of the Oakland Raiders franchise. There is a temptation to study some of the numbers in the Oakland Raiders franchise. The numbers are beckoning me to another type of thinking. For example, in 2009, the owner of the Oakland Raiders, Al Davis turned 80 years old. In 2009, the Oakland Raiders franchise turned 50 years old. Thirty-nine years ago, I personally witnessed a miraculous win of the Oakland Raiders over the New York Jets. It all happened during the last eight seconds of the game, in Shea Stadium. Eight is another interesting number, according to some writers and researchers. Eight also means "new beginning." I actually foun ...

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