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2000 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach Jon Gruden
Home Field Network Associates Coliseum
Results
Record 12–4–0
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Won Divisional Playoff
Lost AFC Championship
Pro Bowlers Rich Gannon, QB
Lincoln Kennedy, OT
Steve Wisniewski, G
Charles Woodson, CB
Timeline
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1999 2001

The 2000 Oakland Raiders season was the club’s 31st season in the NFL, and 41st season overall. The Oakland Raiders returned to the playoffs for the first time since 1993, when the club was still in Los Angeles.[1] Led by Jon Gruden, the club appeared in its first AFC Championship Game since the 1990 season.

Offseason[]

NFL Draft[]

Regular season[]

Schedule[]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Attendance
1 September 3 San Diego W 9–6 1-0
56,373
2 September 10 at Indianapolis W 38–31 2-0
56,769
3 September 17 Denver L 33–24 2-1
62,078
4 September 24 Cleveland W 36–10 3-1
45,702
5 Bye week
6 October 8 at San Francisco W 34–28 4-1
68,344
7 October 15 at Kansas City W 20–17 5-1
79,025
8 October 22 Seattle W 31–3 6-1
57,490
9 October 29 at San Diego W 15–13 7-1
66,659
10 November 5 Kansas City W 49–31 8-1
62,428
11 November 13 at Denver L 27–24 8-2
75,951
12 November 19 at New Orleans W 31–22 9-2
64,900
13 November 26 Atlanta W 41–14 10-2
55,175
14 December 3 at Pittsburgh L 21–20 10-3
55,811
15 December 10 NY Jets W 31–7 11-3
62,632
16 December 16 at Seattle L 27–24 11-4
68,681
17 December 24 Carolina W 52–9 12-4
60,637

Standings[]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Oakland Raiders 12 4 0 .750 479 299
Denver Broncos 11 5 0 .688 485 369
Kansas City Chiefs 7 9 0 .438 355 354
Seattle Seahawks 6 10 0 .375 320 405
San Diego Chargers 1 15 0 .063 269 440

Roster[]

Playoffs[]

AFC Divisional Playoff[]

Team 1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 0 0 0 0 0
Raiders 10 10 7 0 27


AFC Championship Game[]

Team 1 2 3 4 Total
Ravens 0 10 3 3 16
Raiders 0 0 3 0 3


Awards and records[]

  • Led NFL, Net Yards Gained, Rushing (2,470 yards) [2]
  • Led NFL, First Downs, Rushing (128 First Downs) [2]
  • Led NFL, Rushing Offense [2]
  • Eric Allen, AFC Defensive Player of the Month, December [3]
  • Rich Gannon, Bert Bell Award[4]
  • Rich Gannon, All-Pro selection
  • Rich Gannon, AFC Pro Bowl Selection
  • Rich Gannon, PFW/PFWA All-Pro Team [5]
  • Rich Gannon, Pro Bowl MVP Award [3]
  • Shane Lechler, Single Season Record, Highest Punting Average in One Season, 45.9 Yards
  • Shane Lechler, All-NFL Team (as selected by the Associated Press, Pro Football Weekly, and the Pro Football Writers of America) [3]
  • Shane Lechler, PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team (as selected by the Associated Press, Pro Football Weekly, and the Pro Football Writers of America) [6]

Pro Bowl selections[]

  • Rich Gannon, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[7]
  • Lincoln Kennedy, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[7]
  • Steve Wisniewski, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[7]
  • Charles Woodson, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[7]

Team leaders[]

  • Scoring – Sebastian Janikowski, 112 Points
  • Rushing – Tyrone Wheatley, 1,046 Yards
  • Passing – Rich Gannon, 3,430 Yards
  • Receiving – Tim Brown, 1,128 Yards
  • Receptions – Tim Brown, 76
  • Interceptions – Eric Allen, William Thomas, 6 each
  • Sacks – Grady Jackson,8.0

References[]

  1. History: NFL Football – Oakland Raiders
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 215
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 202
  4. http://www.maxwellfootballclub.org/content/awards/bell/past_bell.htm
  5. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 203
  6. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 204
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 362
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