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2014 Raiders' Exhibition Schedule
The Raiders' 2014 exhibition schedule features a nationally televised road game against the Green Bay Packers on Aug. 22 and a home game against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Aug. 28, the NFL announced April 9. The Raiders-Green Bay game will be televised on CBS at 5 p.m. while the Seattle-Oakland contest will be at 7 p.m., both Pacific time.

Oakland opens its exhibition season against the host Minnesota Vikings on Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. followed by a home contest against the Detroit Lions on Aug. 15 at 7 p.m., both Pacific time

Updated: 04-22-2014

Raiders 32nd In NFL Attendance
The Raiders ranked 32nd in 2013 NFL attendance, according to espn.com.

Oakland averaged 50,444 fans for its eight regular-season home games at O.co Coliseum. The Coliseum has a listed football capacity of 53,200.

The Dallas Cowboys ranked first in 2013 NFL attendance with an average of 88,043 fans followed by the New York Giants (80,148), Green Bay Packers (77,947), Washington Redskins (77,220) and the New York Jets (76,957).

The bottom five teams in 2013 NFL attendance are the Raiders, St. Louis Rams (56,947), Pittsburgh Steelers (57,311), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (58,818) and Jacksonville Jaguars (59,940).

The Raiders also ranked 32nd in home attendance in the 2012, 2010 and 2009 seasons. They were 29th in the 2011 season.

Please click for 2013 NFL attendance rankings:

Updated: 02-10-2014

London Calling
The Raiders will play the Miami Dolphins at London's Wembley Stadium in one of the three games in the 2014 NFL International Series, the league announced Oct. 24.

The other 2014 regular-season games in London are the Jacksonville Jaguars against the Dallas Cowboys and the Falcons against the Detroit Lions.

The Raiders-Dolphins game will be Sept. 28, the league announced Nov. 28.

Oakland, Jacksonville and Atlanta are the designated home teams in next season's London games.

“We are excited and embrace this great opportunity to assist in building NFL popularity worldwide,” Raiders owner Mark Davis said in a statement released by the team on Oct. 8. “The Raiders are truly a global brand and we are looking forward to our home-field advantage at the new Wembley Stadium.”

The Raiders lost 17-10 to the New Orleans Saints in a 1990 exhibition game in London.

The Dolphins return to London after losing to the New York Giants 13-10 in 2007 in the first game of the current series.

Updated: 10-24-2013

AFL Lives On
The Raiders are among eight NFL franchises that began play in 1960 as original members of the American Football League.

Along with the Raiders, the other seven AFL originals are:

Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Boston Patriots (now New England Patriots), Houston Oilers (now Tennessee Titans), Dallas Texans (now Kansas City Chiefs) Chiefs, New York Titans (now New York Jets) and Los Angeles Chargers (now San Diego Chargers).

To read about the history of the AFL, please click here

Updated: 09-15-2009

Canton Hopefuls
Check out Crazy Canton Cuts, a blog promoting former AFL and NFL players who have merits to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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