Articles tagged "Al Davis"

Jerry Jones Reaching Al Davis Levels Of Senility

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 4, 2014

Dallas owner and general manager of the 8-8 Cowboys (three years running) thinks the NFL should add four more playoff teams so that .500 teams and their cities can benefit from the playoffs. Okay then.



Charger lose 4th Straight to Raiders 24-17: 5 Things We Learned

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 12, 2011

Bad: Chargers lose their 4th straight. Really bad: At home on primetime TV. Shoot us: To the Raiders. 5 Things we learned watching this mid-season collapse.



Browns team report: Passing grade? Not for Cleveland

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 17, 2011

Browns beat writer Adam Dobrowolski breaks down what ailed the Browns in Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Raiders. Of note, Cleveland (still) can't pass the ball efficiently.



Week 6: Cleveland Browns at Oakland Raiders

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 14, 2011

The Raiders are rolling on an emotional high after last week's in Houston. Can the Browns find a way to beat them in Oakland's first home game since the passing of Al Davis?



Gut Instinct: Raiders are back when we say they're back

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 14, 2011

CHFF Motor Bike Club founder Mark Wald makes his weekly tour of the NFL schedule, this week drawing inspiration from Al Davis, Sonny Barger and Robert Mitchum, while betting his second-born son on the Redskins.



Captain Comeback Week 5: Winning

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 11, 2011

Scott Kacsmar looks at Drew Brees' fourth quarter dominance, the emotional Raiders, "Clipboard Jesus", an incredible streak by Green Bay, and the most bizarre stat in NFL history involving the Colts.



10 Things We Learned: Road Rage Edition

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 10, 2011

Jonathan Comey's Week 5 wrapup looks at the amazing Aaron Rodgers, coaches on the hot seat in Arizona, Indy (and Philly?) and good times for last year's lottery teams.



Al Davis: An inspiration

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 8, 2011

In reflecting on Al Davis, people are focused on rebellion and missing the greatness -- Ken Crippen notes that you don't get asked to present a record nine Hall of Famers into Canton without being something special.



The Statistical Rise And Fall Al Davis's Raiders

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 8, 2011

Al Davis and his Oakland Raiders stumbled and bumbled through the NFL over the past decade. So it's easy to forget that Davis was a revolutionary figure in the history of the game and largely responsible for four straight decades of consistent success.



George Blanda: great showman, the original gunslinger

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 27, 2010

Pro Football Hall of Famer George Blanda passed away in September 2010 at 83 years old, 35 years after the end of a wild-ride career unlike any other in history. Blanda was much more than the oldest player ever: he was the sport's great showman and its original gunslinger.



 



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