Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders

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Standings Prediction

Will stay at #2
The Raiders will hold their position in their division.
NFL #5/16
IronRank #5/16
AFC West
NFL #2/4
IronRank #2/4

Raiders Schedule

2016-2017 Season
Date Opponent Prediction Result
Week 1
Sunday, Sep 11
New Orleans Saints at Saints LOSS 34-35 WIN
Week 2
Sunday, Sep 18
Atlanta Falcons vs Falcons WIN 28-35 LOSS
Week 3
Sunday, Sep 25
Tennessee Titans at Titans LOSS 10-17 WIN
Week 4
Sunday, Oct 2
Baltimore Ravens at Ravens LOSS 27-28 WIN
Week 5
Sunday, Oct 9
San Diego Chargers vs Chargers WIN 34-31 WIN
Week 6
Sunday, Oct 16
Kansas City Chiefs vs Chiefs LOSS 10-26 LOSS
Week 7
Sunday, Oct 23
Jacksonville Jaguars at Jaguars LOSS 16-33 WIN
Week 8
Sunday, Oct 30
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Buccaneers LOSS 24-30 WIN
Week 9
Sunday, Nov 6
Denver Broncos vs Broncos LOSS 30-20 WIN
Week 11
Monday, Nov 21
Houston Texans vs Texans WIN 27-20 WIN
Week 12
Sunday, Nov 27
Carolina Panthers vs Panthers WIN 35-32 WIN
Week 13
Sunday, Dec 4
Buffalo Bills vs Bills WIN 38-24 WIN
Week 14
Thursday, Dec 8
Kansas City Chiefs at Chiefs LOSS 21-13 LOSS
Week 15
Sunday, Dec 18
San Diego Chargers at Chargers LOSS 16-19 WIN
Week 16
Saturday, Dec 24
Indianapolis Colts vs Colts WIN 33-25 WIN
Week 17
Sunday, Jan 1
Denver Broncos at Broncos LOSS 24-6 LOSS
Wild Card
Saturday, Jan 7
Houston Texans at Texans WIN 27-14 LOSS

Predicted Ranking for 2016-17 Season

div. rank
conf. rank


How the Raiders compare to the teams within their conference


#7 Raiders
Great passing by the Raiders:
300 yds Oct 9, 2016 vs Chargers
299 yds Sep 18, 2016 vs Falcons
319 yds Sep 11, 2016 at Saints


#5 Raiders
Great rushing by the Raiders:
139 yds Dec 4, 2016 vs Bills
128 yds Oct 30, 2016 at Buccaneers
120 yds Dec 20, 2015 vs Packers

red zone performance

#5 Raiders
Great red zone performance by the Raiders:
100% Dec 24, 2016 vs Colts
75% Dec 4, 2016 vs Bills
60% Nov 27, 2016 vs Panthers

scoring points

#4 Raiders
High points scored by the Raiders:
33 pts Dec 24, 2016 vs Colts
38 pts Dec 4, 2016 vs Bills
35 pts Nov 27, 2016 vs Panthers

Raiders Stats

How the Raiders compare to the teams within their conference
Passing Offense
of 32
Rushing Offense
of 32
Red Zone Efficiency
of 32
Fumbles Caused
of 32
of 32
of 32

Iron Rank Over Time

See how the Raiders match up against popular competitors


The Oakland Raiders play in the NFL’s American Football Conference.  The franchise was founded in 1959 as an original member of the newly formed American Football League and began play in 1960. The team was originally given the name of the Seniors by its ownership group. However, before the team began play, the name was changed as many people thought it was a joke. The name Raiders was chosen when a former marine raider suggested the name in a fan contest.  

The Raiders began the 1960 AFL season, playing at Memorial Stadium in San Fransisco, and would play at Candlestick Park as well during their early years. This was because there was no suitable stadium within the Oakland area at the time.

The Oakland Raiders won the 1967 AFL Championship game before losing to the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl. Later that year, former coach Al Davis returned to the Raiders organization, this time as part owner. Davis had become AFL commissioner ,but when plans to merge the AFL and NFL became evident, Davis bought into the Raiders franchise. He would eventually become the team’s majority owner.

During the 1970’s, the Raiders would rise up as one of football’s dominant clubs. They joined the NFL as part of the AFL/NFL merger in 1970 and won the first of their three Super Bowl Championships in 1976. They went on to win a second title in 1980 in a surprise victory over the Eagles. In 1982, Al Davis would move the Raiders from Oakland to Los Angeles in a controversial move. The club went on to win their third Super Bowl title in just their second season playing in LA. After that season, the team became inconsistent and struggled, making the playoffs just once in the next nine seasons. In 1994, Davis decided to move the Raiders back to Oakland to play at Alameda County Coliseum.

The Raiders would win three consecutive division titles between 2000 and 2002 as they returned to being a dominant force in the league. Before the 2002 season, the Raiders released head coach John Gruden and allowed him to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in return for draft picks. Later that season, the Raiders would appear in their fifth Super Bowl against the Gruden-lead Bucs. The Raiders lost the contest and many Tampa players said that coach Gruden had so much information about the Raiders' strategy, that the Oakland club had no chance. After the 2002 season, the Raiders have once again struggled to remain consistent on the field.


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