Chemistry the Al Davis Way: How Subtraction Is Addition for the Oakland Raiders

May 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sometimes when you're mixing a drink, you can get the ingredients all wrong.
You might put in too much soda pop and it gets way too light. Other times, it's too much of the active ingredient and you fall asleep all the time.
If there is one thing Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis is known for, it is that he will make his drink how he sees fit.
Sometimes it is his Achilles' heel, and sometimes he hits it out of the park.
Chemistry is a little understood concept, especially to those who are only familiar with the concept of the "id." In an NFL locker room, this kind of hubris can be a team killer. Like a good drink, you want a little, but not too much.
This offseason, Davis did some major tinkering with the mixture of his beverage, the Raiders, but three areas where he has made a wonderful potion are sure to impact the team—and its chemistry—for a long time.
Uncharacteristically, Davis went with solid, dependa...

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