Oakland Raiders on Their Way to Returning to Glory Days

April 18, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (at least that's what it feels like), the Oakland Raiders lived by several tremendous mantras.
Pride and poise. Commitment to excellence. And, of course, the gold standard, courtesy of the late, great Al Davis: Just win, baby.
To say that the last 12 seasons haven't gone according to those maxims would be an understatement: The Raiders haven't made the playoffs since losing Super Bowl XXXVII following the 2002 season, and they also don't have one winning campaign in that span. 
The Raiders have won a grand total of 11 games over the past three seasons. To put things in perspective, five teams won at least 12 games last year alone.
But better times are on the horizon, as glimmers of light are finally peeking into the Black Hole. The Raiders roster might not be ready for prime time just yet, but if the team continues along the path it's currently on, the halcyon days of John Madden and Ken Stabler could return in sho...

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