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OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Fans of the Oakland Raiders cheer against the New York Jets at O.co Coliseum on September 25, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Raiders take a few steps forward but many steps backward in disappointing 2012 season

This was supposed to be a year where the Raiders would finally have a winning season and possibly challenge for a playoff spot. But under new head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie, the team’s rebuilding efforts were largely unsuccessful. A few players showed promise but overall, it was a frustrating season for the organization and the team’s long suffering fans.

01/01/2013

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Top Five Raiders Tailgating Legends of All Time

From Gorilla Rilla to Darth Raider, legendary Raiders tailgaters are a cast of characters.

12/30/2012

Terrelle Pryor #6 of the Oakland Raiders hands off the ball to Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders (Ed Jay Photography)

Terrelle Pryor: The Future Quarterback of the Oakland Raiders

Terrelle Pryor, a decorated college football quarterback at Ohio State University, was chosen by late owner Al Davis as his final Raiders draft pick before he passed away in 2011. Pryor hasn’t played much since he became a Raider and signed to a four-year contract. He has excelled in high school and college, but will that success include the NFL?

12/18/2012

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Head Coach Dennis Allen throws his red flag challenging a call during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

As The Raiders’ World Turns: Oakland’s Drama Continues In The Post-Al Davis Era

Despite the years of losing, the Raiders continue to be newsworthy for all the drama associated with this once storied franchise. Even after the passing of owner Al Davis, controversy surrounds the team. Following a fifth straight loss, head coach Dennis Allen abruptly left to be with his ailing father who passed away Monday night. Now rumors are swirling that former coach Jon Gruden may return to the Silver and Black..

12/05/2012

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History of Tailgating in Oakland

Over the years, Raiders fans have tailgated at five stadiums in three California cities.

11/25/2012

Al Davis

No Simple Answer For Ending Raiders Losing Streak

With new head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie, the Raiders are 3-7 and appear headed for their 10th straight non-winning season.

11/21/2012

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Sebastian Janikowski: The MVP Kicker Of The Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski was the 17th overall pick in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He is one a four players in NFL history to make a 63-yard field goal.

09/18/2012

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Will Quiet Offseason Doom The Raiders In 2012?

Unfortunately, they were forced to release some solid production that helped contribute to their 2012 success. To add insult to injury, the flashy talent pool was running on empty when it came to their first selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.

07/25/2012

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Daily Madden: A Tribute To Ben Davidson

“You just think of the faces of the Raiders over the years and if you put a montage together of all these faces, Ben Davidson would have been one of the faces of the Raiders, and rightly so.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/06/2012

Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass against the Chicago Bears at O.co Coliseum on November 27, 2011 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A Look At The Best And Worst Raider Contracts

When the late Al Davis ran the show for the Oakland Raiders, there were a lot of questionable contracts given out to players that essentially held the team back. Some fans are still haunted by the contracts of JaMarcus Russell, Javon Walker, and DeAngelo Hall.

07/03/2012

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