Willie Brown played cornerback from 1963-1978, for the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders.
Through the 2008 season, the Raiders have played 5 Thanksgiving Day games: 1963 - Raiders 28, Broncos 10 1966 - Bills 31, Raiders 10 1967 - Raiders 44, Chiefs 22 1968 - Raiders 13, Bills 10 1970 - Lions 28, Raiders 14
Big Ben Davidson between 1963-1971. No one else wore #83 (1972-1974) before Hendricks came to the Raiders in 1975.
The Raiders of Leyte Gulf - 1963 is rated/received certificates of: Finland:K-16
The Raiders - 1963 is rated/received certificates of: Finland:K-16 USA:Approved USA:Passed (National Board of Review)
A quarterback trade from Washington Redskins to Raiders was #13 Jay Schroeder. I can't recall anyone else wearing that number for The Silver and Black. He later asked to be changed to #10 and his wish was granted. He did play for The Raiders and wore both numbers. I don't have any proof of this other than my own memory and watching Raiders games since 1963.
Hold Me Tight was created on 1963-11-22.
Al Davis joined the Raiders as head coach and general manager in 1963. The 2008 season will be his 46th with the Raiders.
A 52-49 loss to the Oakland Raiders on December 22, 1963 as the Houston Oilers. Oilers quarterback George Blanda threw five touchdowns, but the Oilers could not stop the Raiders from shutting them out 10-0 in the fourth quarter.
The Raiders - 1963 was released on: USA: December 1963 Finland: 16 October 1964 France: 27 October 1964 Mexico: 7 January 1965 Denmark: 30 August 1965
Davis has been with the Raiders since 1963. Between 1960-1962, he was an offensive end coach for the Chargers. In 1963, he became head coach and general manager of the Raiders.