Oakland Raiders Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
The Raiders began play in what year as a member of the
American Football League (AFL)?
As of the 2014 season, the Raiders belong to what division
of the American Football Conference?
A: The West division.
Over the span of fifty-four seasons, the Raiders have
A: Considerable success.
Entering the 2014 season the Raiders have an all-time
regular season record of what?
A: 434–375–11, with a playoff record of 25–18.
In the club's first three seasons (1960–1962), the team
A: Both on and off the field.
In 1963, the Raiders appointed whom to the position of head
A: Eventual owner/general manager Al Davis.
Under Davis' guidance, the team's fortunes did what?
A: Improved dramatically.
The Raiders reached the postseason for the first time in
They won their first, and only, AFL title that year by
beating what team?
A: Houston Oilers in the Championship Game.
The Raiders' run of success grew during the 1970s, during
which time, they won how many division titles?
They also played in how many AFC championship games?
They were the first NFL team to have ever done so as what?
A: The wild card team in the playoffs.
Two years later, the franchise relocated to where?
A: Los Angeles.
What happened to the team in 1995?
A: They returned to Oakland.
In the early 2000s, the Raiders experienced a massive but
Their renaissance culminated with a
2002 loss to what team
in Super Bowl XXXVII?
A: Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
While the Raiders' fortunes somewhat improved in 2010 and
2011, they have not reached the playoffs in how many seasons?
On February 9, 1960, after previously rejecting offers from
the NFL's Washington Redskins and the AFL's Los Angeles Chargers, who accepted
the Oakland Raiders head coaching position?
A: San Francisco native Eddie Erdelatz.
In January 1960, the Raiders, were the last team of eight
in the new American Football League to what?
A: Select players, thus relegated to the remaining talent available.
The 1960 Raiders 42-man roster included 28 rookies and only
how many veterans?
In their 1960 debut year under Erdelatz the Raiders
finished their first campaign with what record?
A: A 6–8 record.
Off the field, Erdelatz had numerous conflicts with the
team's front office while he what?
A: Battled an ulcer.
Ownership conflicts prevented the team from doing what?
A: Signing any top draft picks the next season.
On September 18, 1961 Erdelatz was dismissed after being
outscored by how much in the first two games of the Raiders 1961 season?