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2015 Oakland Raiders GameDay B

Raiders in the Hall of Fame 52 Gameday MAGAZINE Art Shell T, MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE, 15 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: 3RD ROUND DRAFT CHOICE, 1968 INDUCTED INTO  PRO FOOT BAL HALL OF FAME : AUGUST 5, 1989 All-American Football Conference selection six years in a row from 1973-78...All-Pro in 1973, 1974 and 1977...Played in 207 league games, fourth- highest in history of Silver and Black...Selected to play in eight Pro Bowls, second-most of any Raider player, during career which spanned three decades...Played in 23 postseason contests, including eight AFL-AFC Championships and Raider victories in Super Bowls XI and XV... Credited with near-perfect performance in Raiders Super Bowl XI victory versus Minnesota, limiting Vikings highly regarded defensive end Jim Marshall to no tackles, sacks or assists during 32-14 win...Played in first 156 games before missing five games due to preseason injury... Launched another streak of 51 consecutive games...Named to NFL All-Monday Night Team... Originally selected in third round of the 1968 AFL Draft after stellar career as a two-way lineman at Maryland-Eastern Shore...Raiders offensive line coach after retiring as a player in 1982 until 1988, when he became head coach of the Silver and Black...Served as head coach of the Raiders until 1994... Also served as NFL assistant with Kansas City and Atlanta...Was the Senior Vice President for Football Operations and Development for the NFL...Returned as Raiders head coach for the 2006 season…Also served as an NFL assistant coach with Kansas City and Atlanta and was the NFL’s senior vice president for football operations and development. Ted Hendricks LB, MIAMI (FLA.), 15 YEARS, JOINED RAIDERS: FREE AGENT, 1975 INDUCTED INTO  PRO FOOT BAL HALL OF FAME : AUGUST  4, 1990 Played in every game during his 15 NFL seasons, including nine with Silver and Black...Played in 131 consecutive league games with Raiders, 215 in career, most by any linebacker in NFL history... Member of all three Raider teams that won the World Championship of Professional Football (1976, 1980 and 1983 teams)...Intercepted 26 passes for 332 yards and one touchdown while recovering 16 opponents fumbles...Shares NFL record for most safeties in pro career with four... Also shares postseason NFL record for most opponent’s fumbles recovered in career with four... Scored three touchdowns in career—on fumble recovery, interception return and return of blocked punt...Named All-AFC seven times, All-NFC once and played in eight AFC-NFC Pro Bowls...Second round pick in the 1969 Draft by Baltimore Colts... Was a member of Baltimore’s Super Bowl V Championship team...Played for Colts before being traded to Green Bay in 1974, then joined Raiders as free agent in 1975...Three-time All-America linebacker/ defensive end at the University of Miami...Named to the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time team in 1994. Al Davis SCOUT, ASST. COACH, HEAD COACH, LEAGUE COMMISSIONER, OWNER; JOINED RAIDERS: 1963 INDUCTED INTO  PRO FOOT BAL HALL OF FAME : AUGUST  1, 1992 Went from assistant coach of the San Diego (then Los Angeles) Chargers, to head coach and general manager of the Raiders, to Commissioner of the American Football League and to principal owner and chief executive officer of the Raiders, after transforming the failing franchise into pro football’s winningest team...In first season in Oakland, team went 10-4 in 1963 with Davis being named Coach of the Year by AP, UPI, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News and his fellow coaches...Became the first sports figure ever honored by the Chamber of Commerce as Oakland’s Young Man of the Year...In 1966, became Commissioner of the AFL at 36 and was acclaimed nationally as the driving force who brought on the historic merger between the NFL and AFL...He played a vital role in the development of the game as a participant in the prestigious NFL Competition Committee and the NFL Owners Executive Committee...Has been chosen by a record nine Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees to present them at the Canton, Ohio, ceremony—Lance Alworth, Jim Otto, George Blanda, Willie Brown, Gene Upshaw, Fred Biletnikoff, Art Shell, Ted Hendricks and John Madden...Became the first recipient of the NFL Players Association’s Retired Players Award of Excellence “for his contributions to the men who played the game” in 1991...As a member of the Executive Committee of the NFL Management Council, Davis was a major factor in achieving a collective bargaining agreement with the players...Was offensive end coach of the Los Angeles Chargers from 1960-62, before being named Raiders head coach/general manager at age 33...He attended Wittenberg College and Syracuse, earning a degree in English while playing football, basketball and baseball in 1950...Named line coach at Adelphi College in New York...His innovative technical football articles published in the leading coaching magazines gained him wide acclaim...Went into the U.S. Army, being assigned as head football coach at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia...There he molded a national power service team and capped one season by defeating Maryland, the national collegiate football champions, in a squad game... On the staff of the Baltimore Colts in 1954, at age 24, concentrating on player personnel...During 1955-56, served as line coach and chief recruiter at The Citadel...Then spent three years at USC as line coach and in 1959, was also defensive coordinator.


2015 Oakland Raiders GameDay B
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