Oakland Raiders: Lift Up Your Helmets and Be Lifted Up in the NFL

July 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Words are powerful. There are words that resound in the minds of men and women when they experience career-threatening or life-threatening experiences. There are words to inspire the Oakland Raiders to rise up and take hold of victory.
There are many ways to experience death. The decline and death of the value of a franchise and of a fine reputation of a team once feared by most teams in the NFL is a slow death.
It is a death that many of us refuse to accept. We seek a resurrection, a revival of those victories and triumphs in the NFL.
Sometimes the words before the demise or death of great men are simple yet powerful.
Here are examples:
Thomas Jefferson--still survives...
~~ John Adams, US President, d. July 4, 1826
(Actually, Jefferson had died earlier that same day.)
This is the last of earth! I am content.
~~ John Quincy Adams, US President, d. February 21, 1848
See in what peace a Christian can die.
~~ Joseph A...

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