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1975 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach John Madden
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 11–3
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Championship Game
Timeline
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1974 1976

The 1975 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 16th season. The 1975 season would be George Blanda’s final season in the NFL. Blanda retired with two significant records. He would hold the record for most seasons in American professional football with 26, and he would retire with the record of most games played with 340.[1]

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Overall Pick Player School Position
1 24 24 Neil Colzie Ohio State DB
2 19 45 Charles Phillips USC DB
3 24 76 Louis Carter Maryland RB
5 24 128 David Humm Nebraska QB
7 24 180 James Daniels Texas A&M DB
9 24 232 Harry Knight Richmond QB
10 25 259 Steve Sylvester Notre Dame T
12 24 310 Jack Magee Boston College C
14 24 362 Tom Doyle Yale QB
15 25 389 Paul Careathers Tennessee RB

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Score Record
1 September 22 (Mon) at Miami Win 31-21 1–0
2 September 28at Baltimore Win 31-20 2–0
3 October 5at San Diego Win 6-0 3–0
4 October 12 at Kansas CityLoss 42-10 3–1
5 October 19at Cincinnati Loss 14-10 3–2
6 October 26 San Diego Win 25-0 4–2
7 November 2 at Denver Win 42-17 5–2
8 November 9 New Orleans Win 48-10 6–2
9 November 16Cleveland Win 38-17 7–2
10 November 23 at Washington Win 26-23 8–2
11 November 30 Atlanta Win 37-34 9–2
12 December 8 (Mon)Denver Win 17-10 10–2
13 December 14 Houston Loss 27-26 10–3
14 December 21 Kansas City Win 28-20 11–3

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StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Oakland Raiders 1130.786375255
Denver Broncos 680.429254307
Kansas City Chiefs 590.357282341
San Diego Chargers 2120.143189345

RosterEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

  • George Blanda, most seasons in American professional football (26)
  • George Blanda, most games played, (340)

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 340
  2. 1975 NFL Draft on databaseFootball.com
  3. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/rai/1975.htm


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