The Oakland Raiders participate in the National Football League (NFL) and are based in Oakland, California. Oakland plays its games in the West of the AFC. The Oakland Raiders, founded in 1960, play home games at the McAfee Coliseum and have won four NFL Titles (1967, 1976, 1980, 1983).
For all the whining the NFL brass does about how the Oakland Raiders refuse to conform, that's actually a quality about them that I personally find very endearing. I'm not exactly a conformist myself. The Raiders are also THE most celebrated vagabond misfit island in the NFL. They've taken the worst, most ill-behaved, sorriest players in history and given them a refuge in which they were not only allowed to remain in the league, but actually thrived. Other known homes for the player scraps no one … more