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Rolando McClain Sentenced to 180 Days In Jail

Since the 2003 Superbowl blunder where the Oakland Raiders lost 49-21 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the franchise has been on the decline. The Raiders haven’t had a winning season since 2003, and they have had various incidents of drama surrounding the franchise. In 2011, the Raiders finally had a decent offense and defense, and were predicted to make a tough fight to win the AFC West division. The Raiders, under the new direction of head coach Hugh Jackson and his creative offensive formations, had all the right pieces in motion. The franchise had a good start to the 2011 season, but in October 2011, long-time Raiders owner Al Davis died after complications from surgery. Davis was the face of the Raiders, but he was also a pioneer in the development of the NFL.

 

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Posted by on May 20, 2012 in Football

 

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