Las Vegas Raiders



AFC West

Established: January 30, 1960; 58 years ago
First season: 1960
Play in Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum
Oakland, California.
Head coach: Jon Gruden

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League championships

AFL championships (pre-1970 AFL–NFL merger) 1967. Super Bowl championships 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII)

Conference championships

AFC: 1976, 1980, 1983, 2002

Division championships

AFL West: 1967, 1968, 1969. AFC West: 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1983, 1985, 1990, 2000, 2001, 2002

Playoff appearances

AFL: 1967, 1968, 1969. NFL: 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2016



The Las Vegas Raiders are a professional football team in the United States. They are based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are some facts about the team:

Establishment and History

The Raiders joined the American Football League as one of its first teams in 1960. (AFL). During the merger between the AFL and NFL in 1970, the team joined the NFL.

The Raiders have won the Super Bowl three times, in 1976, 1980, and 1983. They have been to the Super Bowl five times in total.

The Raiders have been around for a long time and have had many great players. Some of their most famous plays were the “Holy Roller” play in 1978, the “Immaculate Reception” play in 1972, and the “Sea of Hands” game in 1974.

Home Stadium

The Raiders currently play at Las Vegas, Nevada’s Allegiant Stadium, which is also their home stadium. The stadium opened in 2020 and can hold more than 65,000 people.

The stadium is state-of-the-art and well-known for its retractable field, which makes it possible to hold events other than NFL games there.

Notable Players

From 1969 to 1978, John Madden was the Raiders’ coach. In 1976, he led the team to its first Super Bowl win. He is thought to be one of the best coaches in NFL history, and in 2006, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Ken Stabler was the Raiders’ quarterback from 1970 to 1979. In 1976, he led the team to its first Super Bowl win. In 2016, he was added to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Marcus Allen was a running back for the Raiders from 1982 to 1992. During that time, he set a number of team records. In 2003, he was put in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Head Coaches

John Madden is one of the most well-known Raiders head coaches. In 1976, he led the team to its first Super Bowl win.

Tom Flores was the Raiders’ head coach when they won the Super Bowl in 1980 and 1983, and Jon Gruden was the team’s head coach from 1998 to 2001.


The Kansas City Chiefs, the Denver Broncos, and the Los Angeles Chargers are some of the teams that the Raiders have big rivalries with. All of these teams are in the same division as the Raiders, which is the AFC West.

The Raiders have also been rivals with the Pittsburgh Steelers for a long time. In the 1970s and 1980s, they played many famous games against each other.

Fan Base

The Raiders have loyal fans all over the country, but especially in California, where the team used to be based in Oakland.

Fans of the team are known for their passion and loyalty, and many of them can be found by their “black hole” costumes and face paint.

The Raiders are known for their tough and aggressive style of play, which focuses on power running and hard-hitting defense.

In conclusion, the Raiders have had a long and successful history in both the AFL and the NFL. They have won three Super Bowls and had many famous players and coaches.

The team currently plays at Allegiant Stadium, which is a modern stadium with a retractable field. The Raiders have a long-standing rivalry with the Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as a few other teams in the AFC West.

Fans of the team are loyal and enthusiastic, especially in the state of California, and the team is known for playing in a tough and aggressive way.