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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and cornerback DeAngelo Hall both spoke fondly Monday of their former employer, Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, who died this weekend at the age of 82.
Davis gave Shanahan his first head coaching job in 1988, and although the Raiders’ owner fired him after just 20 games, Shanahan said he learned a lot from Davis.
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The Oakland Raiders will honor former owner Al Davis during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
It will mark the Raiders' first home game since Davis died Saturday at the age of 82. The club did not reveal specifics as to what is planned for the celebration.
The Hall-of-Famer Davis has served in some capacity with the Raiders for all but three of the team's...
The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans have observed a moment of silence for Raiders' owner Al Davis before their game.
Davis died Saturday at his home in Oakland, Calif. He was 82.
The teams and fans paused for the moment Sunday while a short video of Davis was shown on the jumbotron. Most Raiders players kept their heads down and a few clasped hands as the video was shown...
"Al, I am your father."Since Al Davis died Saturday, it only makes sense to start today's post off with a quick Al Davis story.Its Never Sunny in Cincinnati founder John Breech is the son of former Bengals kicker and all around bad ass Jim Breech. Unbeknownst to many Bengals fans, Jim was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 1978. Yup, that's right, the Lions.Jim Breech...
The late Raiders owner and general bad-ass Al Davis in younger days.
A lot of wonderful pieces have been written on Al Davis since he passed away. Up until Ice Cube’s 30 for 30 documentary aired I knew a little about the Davis and the Raiders’ storied franchise–but not a whole lot. And it’s a shame too, because Al Davis has contributed to two major things of interest to...
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 [...]
Iconic Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, he of the slicked hair, dark sunglasses and white jumpsuit, passed away on Saturday. He was memorialized by countless national football writers over the weekend, reminding fans like me who are under 30 years old that Davis was more than just the guy who had an annual ritual of selecting the fastest player on the board -- or the huskiest kicker...
As we say goodbye to legendary owner Al Davis, who passed away on Saturday at age 82, we give you the best and worst of an emotional NFL Week 5:
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I knew this would happen soon… [h/t Busted Coverage]
This week's stadium news features the death of Al Davis, a Buffalo visit by Roger Goodell, doubt about AEG's Farmers Field and deafening silence from the most influential players in San Diego's public debate.
Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor was one of the last players to join the team before the passing of owner Al Davis. But even in Pryor’s short time with the organization, Pryor learned all about the owner’s passion for the game. “I talked to him a couple of times a week,” Pryor told 93.7 the Fan…