Oakland Raiders: Time, Talent, Toughness Equals Touchdowns

August 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is a collaboration with Damali Binta YAEL and Karume Kanyama. Karume is Damali's son.
They called the Oakland Raiders "cliffhangers." It's time for that type of tag to be used again so that the Oakland Raiders can get those touchdowns, even if it is the last few seconds of the fourth quarter.
I will never forget the game on Dec. 6, 1970. It taught a lesson: Never, ever give up.
The historic play during a game between the Oakland Raiders and the New York Jets was indeed a cliffhanger. It was in Shea Stadium in New York.
Warren Wells, a deep threat and a gifted wide receiver, was near the goal line with three New York Jets defenders surrounding him.
He was surrounded by W. K. Hicks, Gus Holloman, and Earlie Thomas.
Said Earlie Thomas, the Jets' right-cornerback: "I thought the ball was dropping into my hands, but the wind carried it and he (Wells) lunged for it."
Wells was at the right place at t...

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