Raiders Fans Protest Al DavisDecember 3rd, 2009 by Lee Eldridge
This is an excerpt from Bill Williamson’s column on ESPN.com:
Oakland Raiders fans are a passionate, creative bunch.
They stand by their team and want their Raiders to win as much as any set of fans in sports.
So, it’s not a shock that a group has bought a billboard near the team’s stadium in Oakland imploring owner Al Davis to relinquish his decision-making power.
You can’t blame Oakland fans for being fed up with their team. Since advancing to the Super Bowl after the 2002 season, the Raiders have lost more games than any team in the NFL. Since 2003, Oakland is a paltry 27-80. If Oakland, which plays at Pittsburgh on Sunday, doesn’t win three of its final five games, it will become the only team in history to lose at least 11 games in seven straight seasons. Oakland is currently the only team in history to lose at least 11 games in six straight seasons.
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