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1971 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach John Madden
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 8–4–2
Place 2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1970 1972

The 1971 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 12th season. After winning the AFC West in 1970, the Raiders failed to make the playoffs as their main rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs, would win the division title.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1
- Jack Tatum DB Ohio St
2
- Phil VIllapiano LB Bowling Green
4
- Clarence Davis RB USC
5
- Bob Moore TE Stanford
6
- Greg Slough LB USC
7
- Don Martin DB Yale
9
- Dave Garnett RB Pittsburgh
10
- Bill West DB Tennessee St
10
- Tim Oesterling DT UCLA

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record
1 September 19 at New England L 20–6 0-1
2 September 26 at San Diego W 34–0 1-1
3 October 4 (Mon) at Cleveland W 34–20 2-1
4 October 10 at Denver W 27–16 3-1
5 October 17 Philadelphia W 34–10 4-1
6 October 24 Cincinnati W 31–27 5-1
7 October 31 Kansas City T 20–20 5-1-1
8 November 7 at New Orleans T 21–21 5-1-2
9 November 14 Houston W 41–21 6-1-2
10 November 21 San Diego W 34–33 7-1-2
11 November 28 Baltimore L 37–14 7-2-2
12 December 5 at Atlanta L 24–13 7-3-2
13 December 12 at Kansas City L 16–14 7-4-2
14 December 19 Denver W 21–13 8-4-2

StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Kansas City Chiefs 1031.769302208
Oakland Raiders 842.667344278
San Diego Chargers 680.429311341
Denver Broncos 491.308203275

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RosterEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297

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