Al Davis

Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Trouble With Aldon Smith

The 49ers say rookie linebacker Aldon Smith is “recovering comfortably” from stab wounds suffered in a fight at a party near San Jose Saturday night that also resulted in gunshot wounds to two other men.


Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie (CBS)

New Raiders GM Looking For Gems With Late Draft Picks

For nearly a half-century, Al Davis ran the Oakland Raiders’ draft room in his own unique way. He coveted speed and size, seemingly ahead of almost all other attributes.


Dennis Allen (NFL/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Challenges For New Raiders Coach

The Oakland Raiders have hired 39-year-old Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as their new head coach. Allen is the Raiders sixth head coach in the last ten years.


Fmr. Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Analysis: Jackson Firing Another Raider Mistake?

The Oakland Raiders have long been impulsive with coaches: when in doubt, fire away. Owner Al Davis is gone, but some say new GM Reggie McKenzie’s quick-trigger ousting of head coach Hue Jackson feels familiar.


Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie (CBS)

Madden Weighs In On Changes For The Raiders

Raiders owner Mark Davis introduced Reggie McKenzie as his new general manager in Oakland Tuesday, just hours after head coach Hue Jackson was let go.


Reggie McKenzie. (Packers/NFL)

Raiders Confirm McKenzie Will Be New GM

The Oakland Raiders have landed their new personnel man, who faces the daunting task of helping fill the void left by late owner Al Davis.


Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders drops a pass while covered by Antoine Cason #20 of the San Diego Chargers at Coliseum on January 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Take Disappointing Finish Into Offseason

After wrapping up a disappointing 8-8 season with a 38-26 loss to San Diego that cost them the AFC West title, the Raiders go into an offseason that promises plenty of change.


Deceased Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis. (AP)

Autopsy Reveals Cause Of Raiders Owner Davis’ Death

The cause of former Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis’ death has been determined to have been heart failure.


Deceased Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis. (AP)

Raiders Owner Al Davis Died From Bad Heart

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis died from a bad heart, according to his Alameda County death certificate which was obtained Friday by the celebrity news website TMZ.


The crypt of former Oakland Raider majority owner Al Davis is seen Oct. 17, 2011, at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland. The final resting place of Davis will be beside American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker, and cost $100,000. (AP)

Public Viewing Held For Raiders Owner Al Davis

A small but steady stream of fans and friends of Al Davis continued to pay tribute to the late Oakland Raiders owner during a public viewing on Monday.