The Raiders are the only team to play in the Super Bowl in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, earning them the nickname “Team of the Decades.”
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Las Vegas, NV
Population: 646,790 (2021)
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The Raiders were established in Oakland, California in 1960 as the eighth charter member of the American Football League and joined the NFL in 1970.
From 1972-2011, Al Davis was the principal owner of theRaiders. To this day, he remains the only executive in NFL history to be an assistant coach, head coach, general manager, commissioner, and owner.
In 1982, theRaidersmoved to the Los Angeles Coliseum. In 1995, they moved back to their original city of Oakland.
In 2020, theRaidersannounced that they were moving the franchise to Las Vegas. They began playing at AllegiantStadium in Paradise, Nevada the same year.
Seasons: 63 (1960-2022)
Winningest Coach: (W-L-T) John Madden (103-32-7)
Super Bowl Titles: 3
Record going into 2021 season: (W-L-T) 491-447-11
Most Career Yards Rushing:Marcus Allen, 8,545 (1982-92)
Most Career Yards Passing:Derek Carr, 31,700 (2014-21)
Most Career Receptions:Tim Brown, 1,070 (1988-2003)
Most Career Sacks: Greg Townsend, 107.5 (1983-93, 1997)
Most Career Interceptions: Willie Brown (1967-78), Lester Hayes (1977-86), 39
Most Career Points: SebastianJanikowski, 1,799 (2000-16)
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