Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Somewhere in that house of thrills in the sky, Al Davis is smiling.  For short spurts the mystique of the Raiders was back.  His last draft pick was Terrelle Pryor and on Sunday he showed a lot of people why Mr. Davis wanted him.  Mr. Davis would be even more proud of his attitude.      Looking back in Oakland in 1979, You would have thought the sky was falling.  After their second straight 9-7 season, Raider fans were in an uproar.  Talk shows, newspapers and sportswriters wanted to know how the team with the best winning percentage in any sport for two decades could even come near being average.  Local sportswriters Lowell Cohn and Glenn Dickey were as giddy as teenage girls at the prom due to all of the anger.  Words like unacceptable and embarrassing were used often.  That was the Raider fan of yesteryear and it seems like a long time ago.  Just win baby.    The most telling thing for me that happened last Sunday, didn't occur during the game, but after it.  While being intervie...
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  • Lost in a dessert - means to be lost in the meal after dinner! I think you meant desert. Learn how to spell! Also, Pryor looks like he will be a good QB.
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