It's been a struggle for the Oakland Raiders over the past 13 seasons, consistently finishing the season with a record under .500. The team needs young quarterback Derek Carr to take a big leap forward in 2016 if they want to compete in the tough AFC West. Find Raiders tickets at TicketNetwork.com today and enjoy a game at Oakland Coliseum this season!
The Oakland Raiders began play in the American Football League in 1960 and joined the NFL in the AFL-NFL merger of 1970. Since1963 up until 2002, the Raiders only had seven losing seasons. The Silver and Black Raiders have won 12 division titles and three out of four Super Bowls, winning in Super Bowls XI, XV, XVIII.
The Raiders have had numerous Hall of Famers including John Madden, Marcus Allen, Dave Casper, Howie Long, Art Shell, Gene Upshaw, George Blanda and Jim Otto. The Raiders culture is a unique experience in the NFL, with former owner Al Davis coining many iconic slogans such as: "Pride and Poise," "Commitment to Excellence," and "Just Win, Baby". Along with the quotable Davis, is the diehard fans referred to as Raider Nation. Raider Nation is not just known for their rowdy behavior, tailgating, facemasks, and black outfits but also for the "Black Hole", a specific area of the Coliseum where the most rowdy and fervent fans sit.