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Raiders Owner Al Davis Dead at 82

One of the original AFL icons, Al Davis, died on Saturday. He was 82 years old. Born in Brockton, Mass. in 1929, Davis grew up in Brooklyn. He was hired as coach and GM of the Raiders after the 1962 season at the age of 33. He coached for three years before becoming the AFL […]

Trading Spaces: The Unlikely Duo of Bill Belichick and Al Davis

Since 2005, the Patriots and Oakland Raiders have made nine trades involving draft picks. In those nine trades, 25 players were involved, led by household names Randy Moss and Richard Seymour. Despite a relationship that has seen Al Davis accuse the Patriots of tampering with Randy Moss, the two teams have been active trade partners […]

Derrick Burgess to the Patriots Still Alive?

ESPN’s Len Pasquarelli reported last week that he wouldn’t be surprised to see Oakland’s Derrick Burgess traded to the Patriots before training camp started. With camp about one week away, a move would definitely be subtle. It wasn’t too long ago, if you remember, that the Patriots contacted Al Davis and the Raiders in hopes […]

Patriots in Cali; Al Davis Crazy

This week’s 2-point conversion column will focus on the Patriots California dreaming and the Al Davis claim of Randy Moss tampering by Bill Belichick. Point 1: Patriots Chillin’ in Cali: A long bye week for the 2-1 Patriots leaves the team plenty of time to stew over the embarrassing loss to the Dolphins. As bad […]