In the wake of Raiders owner Al Davis’ death, new rhetoric is bound to spring up about the franchise’s future in Oakland, undoubtedly sparking new rounds of discussion as to whether the Raiders would return to Los Angeles.
Before he became a caricature, Al Davis ran the most feared football team on Earth. From the late 1960s into the ‘80s, the Oakland Raiders were an asylum of violent offenders whose crimes were legal on Sundays, appearing in four Super Bowls and winning three.
Legendary Oakland Raiders’ owner and NFL icon Al Davis passed away on Saturday. The trailblazer will be remember for his many contributions to football.