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About the Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders News, Cheerleaders, and History
Oakland Raiders History

• The American Football League awarded Oakland a football franchise on January 30th.
• Eddie Erdelatz was appointed first Oakland Raiders coach on February 9th.
• Played first preseason game against the Dallas Texans on July 31st.
• Recorded first preseason win against the New York Titans (23-17) at Sacamento's Hughes stadium on August 7th.
• First regular-season home game was a 37-22 loss to Houston on September 11th.
• Raiders record their first regular-season win, 14-13 over the Oilers, on September 25th.

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Oakland Raiders Legends

Marcus Allen
Fred Biletnikoff
George Blanda
Willie Brown
Dave Casper
Al Davis
Mike Haynes
Ted Hendricks
Howie Long
Jim Otto
Art Shell
Ken Stabler
Gene Upshaw
Did You Know...
• More than 600 women attended the 2003 preliminary Raiderette audition, but just 48 were selected for the squad. Tryouts for next year's Raiderette squad will be held in April... more Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders

• The Raiders were victorious in Super Bowl XI, Super Bowl XV, and Super Bowl VXIII, while coming up short in Super Bowl II and Super Bowl XXXVII.

Current Oakland Raiders

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Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Construction Began: February 1, 1965
Opened: September 18, 1966
Cost: $25.5 Million
Location: Oakland, California
Ownership: City of Oakland/Alameda County
Stadium Phone: 510-569-2121
Cowboys Ticket Office: 888-44-RAIDERS
Playing Field: Grass
Capacity: 63,026
Luxury Suites: 143
Do Not Bring: Check the Coliseum's official website for current regulations.
Parking lots: Open five hours before every game and allows tailgating parties.
Oakland Raiders Discussions

"Just wanted to pass along my extreme contempt for the Raiders. I am so glad you got your asses kicked in the Super Bowl. Seeing senile Al "I'm going to sue everybody" Davis lose the biggest game of them all, on the biggest stage of them all, could not have made me more happy." -- D5RIVER
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