1960-1981, 1995-present Oakland Raiders, 1982-1994 Los Angeles Raiders

The Raiders began play in the American Football League in 1960.  By 1965, the team established itself as one of the dominating forces in professional sports.  Beginning that season, the Raiders recorded winning records in 19 of the next 20 seasons.  Over the years, the Raiders have qualified for the post-season often and captured three Super Bowls championships – XI, XV, and XVIII.

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
January 30, 1960 as the Oakland Raiders

First Season:

Played in Los Angeles:

O.co Coliseum

Mark Davis

Head Coach:
Jack Del Rio

Super Bowl Championships:

AFL Championship:

AFC Championships:
1976, 1980, 1983, 2002

AFL Western Division Championships:
1967, 1968, 1969

AFC Western Division Championships:
1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1983, 1985, 1990, 2000, 2001

AFC West Division Championship:

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2015 Season)

AFL Record:

NFL Record:

Retired Uniform Numbers:

First Regular-Season Game: A 37-22 loss by the Oakland Raiders to the Houston Oilers, 9/11/60.

First Regular-Season Win: A 14-13 victory over the Houston Oilers, 9/25/60.

First Playing Site: San Francisco's Kezar Stadium.

Original Team Colors: Black, Gold and White.

First All-League Selection: Hall of Fame C Jim Otto, All-AFL, 1960.

First Winning Season: 1963 (10-4).

First Playoff Appearance: A 40-7 victory over the Houston Oilers in the 1967 AFL Championship game, 12/31/67.

First Super Bowl Appearance: A 33-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl II, 1/14/68.

First Super Bowl Win: A 32-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI, 1/9/77.

First To Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Tony Teresa, 141 yards vs. the Buffalo Bills, 11/13/60.

First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Clem Daniels, 1,099 yards (1963).

First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Tom Flores, 407 yards vs. the Houston Oilers, 12/22/63.

Most Rushing Yards, Career: Marcus Allen, 8,545 yards (1982-1992).

Most Passing Yards, Career: Ken Stabler, 19,078 yards (1970-1979).

Most Receptions, Career: Tim Brown, 1,070 receptions (1988-2003).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Sebastian Janikowski, 1,574 points (2000-2014)

First Raider Elected to the Hall of Fame: Jim Otto, 1980.