1 Oct

Oakland Raiders

  • Super Bowl Championships: 3
  • Last Super Bowl Championship: Super Bowl 37
  • Claim to Fame: From 1963 to 1992, the Raiders had the best winning percentage among all major sports teams (66.1%)
  • Claim to Shame: Did not post one winning season from 2003-2015

The Oakland Raiders are one of the NFL’s flagship franchises with a rich and storied history, which is a polite way of saying they’ve been terrible over the last 15 seasons.

The Raiders lack of on-field credibility and close proximity to the beloved San Francisco 49ers has proved challenging for the small market club. Former coach-turned-owner Al Davis moved them down Highway 1 for greener pastures in Los Angeles from 1982 – 1994.

However, LA got bored and the Raiders returned to Oakland with their tails between their legs. Now, many years later, the Raiders are moving to Las Vegas – likely in 2020.

Although they are directly responsible for giving us the poster boy of the greatest sports video game of all-time in John Madden, the Raiders have struggled to cultivate home grown talent since the glory days of the 1970’s.

After a brutal six-win season (5-9-2 ATS) in 2017, new owner Mark Davis went out and signed the best coach in broadcasting, John Gruden.

Gruden assembled a roster (Jordy Nelson, Doug Martin, Tahir Whitehead & Marcus Gilchrist) that would have contended for the 2014 AFC West title. Unfortunately, in 2018, they were only good enough to go 4-12.

The Raiders’ 2019 season depends on every aspect of the team improving. The pass rush was the worst in the NFL after trading away Khalil Mack; the offense was 25th in the league in DVOA; at least kicker Dan Carlson went 16-17!

With Antonio Brown causing a ton of preseason drama, there’s a chance that 2019 goes completely off the rails in Oakland. Or maybe he’ll turn Derek Carr back into the MVP candidate he looked like in 2016 before breaking his leg.

ATS Record

Overall Home Away
8-8-0 4-4-0 4-4-0

Over/Under Record

Overall Home Away
7-9-0 4-4-0 3-5-0

Team defense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG Allowed 24 26.2
YPG Allowed 19 354.8
Passing YPG Allowed 25 256.7
Rushing YPG Allowed 8 98.1
Turnovers Forced 31 14

Team offense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG 24 19.6
YPG 11 363.7
Passing YPG 9 245.4
Rushing YPG 13 118.3
Turnovers Committed 7 17

Team standings

Name Record Div Record Streak
DEN 7-9-0 3-3-0 2W
KC 15-4-0 6-0-0 9W
LAC 5-11-0 0-6-0 3L
OAK 7-9-0 3-3-0 1L
LV 0-0-0 0-0-0 0

Team leaders

Name Score Achievement
Derek Carr 4,054 Passing
Josh Jacobs 1,150 Rushing
Darren Waller 1,145 Receiving
Derek Carr 23 Touchdowns
Maxx Crosby 10 Sacks
Erik Harris 3 Interceptions
SBT's score