Al Davis hated the Broncos

Al Davis hated the Broncos. Maybe it started in 1978 when an inferior (and mouthy) Bronco team finally found a way to beat the Raiders by mugging the receivers, not only at the line of scrimmage, but all of the way down the field. Or maybe it was the no fumble call that year in the playoffs that clearly cost the Raiders another Superbowl.

Al Davis responded by saying “It was cheating”, proposing to the owners the idea of instant replay (hoping it would be harder to have another Super Bowl stolen away) saying it was “for the good of the game”.”

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Oakland Raiders fan since mid 2009, when I noticed the Raiders on TV during a visit to my wife's family in Ohio. By the end of the game versus the Bengals I had become a fanatical fan and haven't missed a game since... View all posts by theoaklandraiders

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