Football The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time  

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This is a list of the best Oakland Raiders of all time. The Silver and Black. Just Win, Baby. These are just a few of the phrases associated with what was once the most intimidating team in all off football: the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders. When Al Davis took over the team in 1962, a new style of football was formed. The greatest Raiders players blended speed and power, a new dimension to player evaluation introduced by Davis. The best Raiders ever attribute their success to the culture of the team and to Davis's leadership. The rowdy Raiders have been to Super Bowls in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 2000s, the only team in NFL history to do so. Some of the best players in Raiders history were on these teams. Famous Oakland Raiders like Ken Stabler, Cliff Branch, and Fred Biletnikoff are some of the best Raiders skill players while Gene Upshaw, Art Shell, and Jim Otto were powerful linemen whose grit allowed for these superstars to flourish. 

The later Raiders team were flashy with superstars like past players Jim Plunkett, Howie Long, and Marcus Allen, who is one of the best running backs of all time,  were parts of the later Super Bowl winning teams. Even though the team made a 12 year detour to Los Angeles, many of the team's best, most iconic players were in Oakland.

This is the list of the best Oakland Raiders. If you notice someone who is missing from this list of all time Raiders, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list of the greatest Raiders ever according to who you think should be considered the best in franchise history.

1
980 290
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Marcus Allen Running back

2
891 188
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Ken Stabler Quarterback

3
742 173
Gene Upshaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Gene Upshaw Guard

4
863 179
Howie Long is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Howie Long Defensive end

5
867 181
Tim Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Tim Brown Wide reciever

6
694 125
Fred Biletnikoff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Fred Biletnikoff Wide receiver

7
631 109
Jim Otto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Jim Otto Linebacker, Center

8
572 131
Art Shell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Art Shell Tackle

9
767 134
Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Charles Woodson Cornerback, Return specialist, Safety

10
967 165
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Bo Jackson Running back

11
611 133
Jack Tatum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Jack Tatum Safety, Defensive back

12
511 79
Dave Casper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Dave Casper Tight end, Wide receiver

13
475 92
Willie Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Willie Brown Cornerback

14
512 109
Ray Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Ray Guy Punter

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15
491 87
Lester Hayes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Lester Hayes Cornerback, Safety

16
537 69
John Madden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
velvet added John Madden Offensive Lineman

17
456 83
Cliff Branch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Cliff Branch Wide receiver

18
443 73
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Ted Hendricks Linebacker

19
517 91
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Jim Plunkett Quarterback

20
444 99
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
George Blanda Quarterback, Placekicker

21
422 116
Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Lyle Alzado Defensive end

The Best Oakland Raiders Quarterbacks of All Time

22
338 92
Mike Haynes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Mike Haynes Cornerback

23
496 110
Sebastian Janikowski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
wiabux added Sebastian Janikowski Placekicker

24
332 79
Todd Christensen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Todd Christensen Fullback, Tight end

25
354 135
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Rich Gannon Quarterback

26
310 97
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Daryle Lamonica Quarterback

27
421 110
Al Davis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
velvet added Al Davis Coach

28
286 87
George Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
George Atkinson Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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285 91
John Matuszak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
John Matuszak Defensive end

30
277 51
Khalil Mack is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
CMCSS03 added Khalil Mack Defensive end

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265 82
Phil Villapiano is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Phil Villapiano Linebacker

32
256 65
Tom Flores is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Al Sobrante added Tom Flores Quarterback

33
268 99
Steve Wisniewski is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Steve Wisniewski Offensive Lineman, Guard

34
222 64
Derek Carr is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
CMCSS03 added Derek Carr Quarterback

35
227 86
Matt Millen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Matt Millen Linebacker

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206 110
Greg Townsend is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Greg Townsend Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

37
161 52
Ben Davidson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
slaft added Ben Davidson Defensive end, Defensive lineman

38
226 78
Mark van Eeghen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Mark van Eeghen Running back

39
190 101
Amari Cooper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Kadeebee added Amari Cooper Wide reciever

40
202 106
Jerry Rice is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
mandyclark25 added Jerry Rice Wide receiver

41
190 89
Rod Martin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Rod Martin Linebacker

42
214 154
Nnamdi Asomugha is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Nnamdi Asomugha Cornerback

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177 100
Lincoln Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time

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132 89
Shane Lechler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Shane Lechler Punter

45
161 93
Raymond Chester is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Raymond Chester Tight end

46
155 89
Dave Dalby is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Dave Dalby Center

47
165 82
Marvin Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Marvin Hubbard Running back

48
131 88
Don Mosebar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Don Mosebar Offensive Lineman, Center

49
147 124
Chester McGlockton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Chester McGlockton Defensive tackle, Tackle

50
139 96
Clarence Davis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Oakland Raiders of All Time
Clarence Davis Running back