one of the worst owners in the NFL
a man you never want to work for.
the main reason why the raiders have sucked for the last 5-6 yrs.
al davis signed an overrated CB for 70 million dollars?!?! are you kidding me??! davis should fire himself!
Owner/President of the Oakland Raiders, has built the most loved/hated sports franchise in the world. Helped manage the Raiders to 5 Superbowls, winning 3. Head coach of the Oakland Raiders from 1963-1965, became the AFL Commissioner and later left to manage the Raiders. Has had numerous fueds in the courts with the NFL, also with several players and coaches most notably Marcus Allen & Mike Shanahan.more...
Built the winningest team in professional sports based on record for more than 3-decades and now has seen his Raiders become the losingest profootball team the last 5-years with a record of 17-53-0 including an NFL record 17 consecutive losses to division rivals in the AFC West. (October 21,2007)
Coined phrases such as Pride and Poise,Silver and Black Attack,The Will To Win,Commitment to Excellence and his most famous>> "Just Win,Baby!"
Designed the uniforms the Raiders wear today back in 1963, Al is color-blind so he only can see in grays and black.
Member of the Hall of Fame.
A very emotional man with a vast vocabulary, loves his Oakland Raiders more than any person alive or who'll ever live. Has seen and been a part of it all in profootball, from the very lowest lows to the very highest highs.
Secretly has financially helped hundreds of former Raiders players,trainers,coaches and their families. Has never taken credit for that fact and probably will pass on without ever divulging that information.
Married to C.D., with a son M.D.
Born on the Fourth ...
To draft a player too early in the draft rounds based on perceived abilities.
Al Davis, drafted Darrius Heyward-Bey as the 7th overall pick, but the guy should have been draft in the 2nd round.
Al Davis picked Darrius Heyward Bey earlier than most projections, and before Michael Crabtree and Jeremy Maclin, who most analysts thought would precede Heyward-Bey.