Las Vegas Raiders

Founded: January 30, 1960
Team Owner: Mark Davis
Head Coach: Josh McDaniels
Team Icon: John Madden
Overall Record: 491-447-11
Fight Songs: The Autumn Wind
NFL Championships: 1967, 1976, 1980, 1983
Stadium: Allegiant Stadium (2020-present)
Stadium Capacity: 65,000
City: Paradise, NV
Previous Stadiums: Kezar Stadium (1960), Candlestick Park (1961), Frank Youell Field (1962–65), Oakland Coliseum (1966–1981, 1995–2019), Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (1982–94)
Las Vegas Raiders

Little known fact about the Raiders is that if their original owner, Chet Soda, had his way, they would still be known as the Señors. Soda had held a "name-the-team" contest, but people were critical that Señors was actually the people's choice due to two facts - Soda had a habit of calling everyone he met 'señor', and the winning name was Señors. Really enough said.

Since virtually everyone with a pulse hated the name Señors, Soda changed the moniker several weeks later to what he claimed was the second choice of the people - Raiders. There's not many things I'm thankful for with regard to the Raiders but one thing I am thankful for is that they are not called the Señors. In 1982 the team relocated to LA to become the Los Angeles Raiders, but headed back up the coast to their original home, Oakland in 1995. 2020 not only saw one of the worst global pandemics in modern times, it also ushered in the begninning of the Las Vegas Raiders era as the team moved to Sin City to play their home games.

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