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The Oakland Raiders placed linebacker Ricky Brown on injured reserve Saturday with a concussion and activated fullback Manase Tonga from the practice squad.

Raiders owner Davis dies at age 82

Longtime Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has died, the team announced Saturday on its website. He was 82.Cause of death wasn't immediately known. The website said the Raiders would release a statement later Saturday. Davis was part or principal owner of the Raiders franchise for more than 40 years, and also served as the team's head coach and general manager in the 1960s...

Team: Raiders owner Al Davis dead at 82

The Oakland Raiders say longtime owner and Hall of Famer Al Davis has died. He was 82. Davis, one of the most important figures in NFL history, is best known as a rebel, a man who established a team whose silver-and-black colors and pirate logo symbolized his attitude toward authority, both on the field and off. It was Davis' rebellious spirit, that willingness to buck the...

Raiders Players Learn Of Al Davis' Death In Team Meeting

I spoke to several members of the Oakland Raiders organization, who said coach Hue Jackson delivered an emotional address to the team Saturday morning. Jackson first informed the team captains of Davis' passing Saturday morning at the team hotel in Houston as they prepare to face the Texans on Sunday. Jackson gathered the entire team following a special teams meeting that took...

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has died

Al Davis, the Oakland Raiders owner who was one of the towering figures of professional football over the last half century, has died. The Raiders’ web site has confirmed that Davis passed away this morning. He was 82. In 1963, the Raiders, at the time a struggling franchise in the upstart American Football League, hired…

The Statistical Rise And Fall Al Davis's Raiders

Al Davis and his Oakland Raiders stumbled and bumbled through the NFL over the past decade. So it’s easy to forget that Davis was a revolutionary figure in the history of the game and largely responsible for four straight decades of consistent success.....

Raiders Paid Tribute to Al Davis with Win, Sticker on Helmet

The Oakland Raiders paid tribute to former owner Al Davis, who died on Saturday, by winning one for him in Houston Sunday. The Silver and Black came back from a 14-6 second quarter deficit to win 25-20. Safety Michael Huff sealed the win with an interception on the game’s final play, and said afterwards that [...]

Raiders owner Al Davis dead at 82

OAKLAND, Calif.—Al Davis, the Hall of Fame owner of the Oakland Raiders known for his rebellious spirit, has died.

Raiders And Texans Running Battle, Which Team Will Stop the Run?

A marquee matchup between two of the top talented running backs in the NFL today comes to your television this Sunday.  When the 3-1 Houston Texans host the 2-2 Oakland Raiders from Reliant stadium. Running back Darren McFadden leads the way the Raiders and for Texans running back Arian Foster will be the flashy stars but [...]

Al Davis, Owner of Raiders, Dies at 82

Davis was hired as coach and general manager of the Oakland Raiders at the age of 33 and later became principal owner.

Emotional Win for Raiders in Texas

To a man, the Oakland Raiders made it clear who they were playing for on Sunday: the late Al Davis. The team pulled off a dramatic victory in Texas the day after their beloved owner passed away. The Raiders beat the Texans 25-20. Michael Huff intercepted Texas QB Matt Schaub's pass in the end zone on the final play to lock down the win. The phrase "Just Win Baby"...

Multiple controversial first-round picks show up to honor Al Davis in Raiders win

They said that Darrius Heyward-Bey (seventh overall in 2009) was a terrible pick that early in the draft (and so far, "they" have been right) … but this time, he caught a touchdown pass when his team needed it. They said that Sebastian Janikowski (17th overall in 2000) was a crazy first-round pick — who "wastes" a first-rounder on a kicker? — but he kicked...

Raiders get emotional win over Texans a day after death of maverick owner

The Oakland Raiders won the day after their maverick owner Al Davis died, beating the Houston Texans 25-20 on Sunday behind Jason Campbell's two touchdown passes.

Al Davis, Dead at 82 (Toronto Mike)

Al Davis was 82. He was the Hall of Fame owner of the Oakland Raiders known for his rebellious spirit.

'Master technician' an institutional force

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders will have to replace much more than an owner now following Al Davis' death. He was the general manager who hand-picked many of the current members of the Raiders. He was the master technician whose football philosophies are still adhered to by the team more ...
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