Oakland Raiders: Al Davis Might Be Old, But He’s No Punk or Pushover

January 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Raiders’ owner Al Davis might be a lot of things, but a wimp, he’s not.
Many in the sports world scrutinize Davis with a fine-tooth comb; from his draft choices, to his handling of coaches, his age and his appearance.
Regardless, Davis is a visionary on a mission to return the franchise, which he built, to the once-great franchise that bullied the football world despite his naysayers.
Davis is adamant about his expectations for the future saying, “We have the talent to get into the playoffs…” Though Davis is one of the most criticized owners in the league, he stands by his word and believes in his players—so much so that he has a history of being demanding and chastising his coaches when he feels that they misuse their authority when dealing with players.
“Yeah, I’m demanding of doing it right and being right and treating players right,” Davis stated. “I’m a great believer that you praise players. Fo...

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