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1963 Oakland Raiders

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10-4-0, Finished 2nd in AFL West Division  · 1963 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.1, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 2.7, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 363 points (25.9/g), 2nd of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 282 points (20.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 81 points (5.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.0-5.0.

Coach: Al Davis (10-4-0)

Stadium: Frank Youell Field
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner F. Wayne Valley
Head Coach/General Manager Al Davis
Offensive Scheme Vertical
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 363 4513 857 5.3 38 15 17 244 191 442 2900 31 23 5.8 142 357 1613 11 4.5 85
Team Defense 282 4045 864 4.7 52 17 20 224 208 440 2557 23 35 5.2 125 369 1488 10 4.0 79
Lg Rank Offense 2 3 2 3 5 5 4 1 2 4 6 5 5 2
Lg Rank Defense 4 2 1 3 2 5 1 4 2 2 3 4 1 4

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 7 boxscore W 1-0 @ Houston Oilers 24 13 16 328 249 79 4 16 318 206 112 10
2 Sun September 15 boxscore W 2-0 Buffalo Bills 35 17 27 492 372 120 4 23 433 336 97 5
3 Sun September 22 boxscore L 2-1 Boston Patriots 14 20 13 157 133 24 2 11 232 72 160 3
3 Sat September 28 boxscore L 2-2 @ New York Jets 7 10 14 227 164 63 6 11 238 173 65 6
5 Sat October 5 boxscore L 2-3 @ Buffalo Bills 0 12 10 143 119 24 3 18 275 140 135 3
6 Fri October 11 boxscore L 2-4 @ Boston Patriots 14 20 12 177 118 59 5 12 186 93 93 3
7 Sun October 20 boxscore W 3-4 New York Jets 49 26 28 505 282 223 3 17 314 223 91 2
7 Sun October 27 boxscore W 4-4 @ San Diego Chargers 34 33 13 296 117 179 3 18 380 146 234 6
9 Sun November 3 boxscore W 5-4 Kansas City Chiefs 10 7 20 332 243 89 2 16 255 112 143 1
9 Fri November 8 boxscore W 6-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 22 7 16 286 123 163 1 9 61 -22 83 3
11 Thu November 28 boxscore W 7-4 @ Denver Broncos 26 10 16 291 119 172 2 9 165 136 29 4
12 Sun December 8 boxscore W 8-4 San Diego Chargers 41 27 24 406 252 154 17 336 291 45 3
13 Sun December 15 boxscore W 9-4 Denver Broncos 35 31 14 333 250 83 1 20 383 316 67 1
14 Sun December 22 boxscore W 10-4 Houston Oilers 52 49 21 540 359 181 2 27 468 335 133 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
15 Tom Flores 26 QB 14 9 8-1-0 113 247 45.7% 2101 20 8.1 13 5.3 93 8.5 7.8 18.6 150.1 80.7 1 1
19 Cotton Davidson* 32 qb 14 5 2-3-0 77 194 39.7% 1276 11 5.7 10 5.2 73 6.6 5.4 16.6 91.1 60.0 2 2
36 Clem Daniels*+ 26 HB 14 0 1 1 100.0% 10 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 10.0 10.0 0.7 108.3
Team Total 26.2 14 10-4-0 191 442 43.2% 3387 31 7.0 23 5.2 93 7.7 6.7 17.7 241.9 71.7 3 3
Opp Total 14 208 440 47.3% 3011 23 5.2 35 8.0 6.8 4.31 14.5 215.1 54.3 55 454 5.2 2.9 11.1

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
36 Clem Daniels*+ 26 HB 14 0 215 1099 3 74 5.1 78.5 15.4 30 685 22.8 5 73 2.1 48.9 1784 8 8
37 Alan Miller 26 FB 14 0 62 270 3 35 4.4 19.3 4.4 34 404 11.9 2 44 2.4 28.9 674 5 0
19 Cotton Davidson* 32 qb 14 5 23 133 4 18 5.8 9.5 1.6 133 4 3
32 Glenn Shaw 25 12 0 20 46 1 15 2.3 3.8 1.7 2 64 32.0 1 55 0.2 5.3 110 2 0
40 Bo Roberson 28 FL/KR 14 0 19 47 0 11 2.5 3.4 1.4 25 407 16.3 3 52 1.8 29.1 454 3 3
15 Tom Flores 26 QB 14 9 12 2 0 7 0.2 0.1 0.9 2 0 2
29 Mike Sommer 29 4 0 5 21 0 13 4.2 5.3 1.3 1 24 24.0 0 24 0.3 6.0 45 0 0
10 Mike Mercer 28 K/P 14 0 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 -0.4 0.1 -5 0 0
84 Art Powell*+ 26 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 73 1304 17.9 16 85 5.2 93.1 1304 16 0
86 Ken Herock 22 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 269 16.8 2 38 1.1 19.2 269 2 0
42 Dobie Craig 25 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 196 28.0 2 93 0.6 16.3 196 2 0
87 Bob Mischak 31 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 15 0.1 1.8 25 0 0
82 Jan Barrett 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.3 3.0 9 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 357 1613 11 74 4.5 115.2 25.5 191 3387 17.7 31 93 13.6 241.9 5000 42 19
Opp Total 14 369 1488 10 4.0 106.3 26.4 208 2557 12.3 23 14.9 182.6 4045 33 24

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
40 Bo Roberson 28 FL/KR 14 0 2 34 0 22 17.0 38 809 0 58 21.3 1297
25 Claude Gibson 24 PR/RCB 14 0 26 307 2 85 11.8 2 10 0 5 5.0 317
29 Mike Sommer 29 4 0 4 44 0 25 11.0 5 102 0 24 20.4 191
27 Joe Krakoski 26 LS 14 0 4 10 0 4 2.5 10
32 Glenn Shaw 25 12 0 2 19 0 10 9.5 129
53 Dan Birdwell 23 10 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
86 Ken Herock 22 TE 14 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 272
70 Dick Klein 29 RT 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
45 Jim McMillin 24 14 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
Jesse Murdock 24 1 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
49 Jackie Simpson 27 LLB 14 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
Team Total 26.2 14 36 395 2 85 11.0 53 1008 0 58 19.0 6403
Opp Total 14 33 185 0 5.6 59 1425 0 24.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
10 Mike Mercer 28 K/P 14 0 4 4 1 5 3 9 1 21 8 38.1%% 47 47 100.0%% 75 3007 53 1 40.1
Team Total 26.2 14 4 4 1 5 3 9 1 21 8 38.1%% 47 47 100.0%% 75 3007 53 1 40.1
Opp Total 14 25 15 60.0%% 33 31 93.9%% 76 3078 40.5

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
35 Tommy Morrow+ 25 RS 14 0 9 104 0 35 0 0 1 0 0 0
36 Clem Daniels*+ 26 HB 14 0 0 8 0 0 0
24 Fred Williamson*+ 26 LCB 14 0 6 44 0 17 0
25 Claude Gibson 24 PR/RCB 14 0 3 18 0 18 0 0 1 0 0 0
27 Joe Krakoski 26 LS 14 0 4 39 0 30 0
56 Archie Matsos*+ 29 MLB 14 0 4 39 0 19 0
45 Jim McMillin 24 14 0 4 62 1 62 0
19 Cotton Davidson* 32 qb 14 5 0 3 0 0 0
81 Clancy Osborne 29 RLB 14 0 2 64 0 48 0 0 1 0 0 0
40 Bo Roberson 28 FL/KR 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
15 Tom Flores 26 QB 14 9 0 2 0 0 0
49 Jackie Simpson 27 LLB 14 0 2 19 0 12 0
88 Jon Jelacic 27 RDE 14 0 1 1 1 1 0
Team Total 26.2 14 35 390 2 62 0 0 19 0 0 2
Opp Total 14 58 24 7 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
84 Art Powell*+ 26 SE 14 0 16 16 96
10 Mike Mercer 28 K/P 14 0 47 8 71
36 Clem Daniels*+ 26 HB 14 0 3 5 8 48
37 Alan Miller 26 FB 14 0 3 2 5 30
19 Cotton Davidson* 32 qb 14 5 4 4 24
86 Ken Herock 22 TE 14 0 2 1 3 18
40 Bo Roberson 28 FL/KR 14 0 3 3 18
42 Dobie Craig 25 12 0 2 2 12
25 Claude Gibson 24 PR/RCB 14 0 2 2 12
88 Jon Jelacic 27 RDE 14 0 1 1 2 12
32 Glenn Shaw 25 12 0 1 1 2 12
45 Jim McMillin 24 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.2 14 11 31 2 2 2 48 47 8 2 359
Opp Total 14 10 23 1 31 15 1 282

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1963-09-07 @ HOU W, 24-13 3 2 rush Clem Daniels 2 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
2 1963-09-07 @ HOU W, 24-13 4 85 pass Art Powell 85 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
3 1963-09-07 @ HOU W, 24-13 4 15 fumble Ken Herock 15 yard fumble return (Mike Mercer kick)
4 1963-09-15 BUF W, 35-17 2 5 pass Art Powell 5 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
5 1963-09-15 BUF W, 35-17 2 73 pass Clem Daniels 73 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
6 1963-09-15 BUF W, 35-17 2 2 rush Alan Miller 2 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
7 1963-09-15 BUF W, 35-17 3 5 rush Cotton Davidson 5 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
8 1963-09-15 BUF W, 35-17 4 1 interception Jon Jelacic 1 yard interception return (Mike Mercer kick)
9 1963-09-22 BOS L, 14-20 4 33 pass Art Powell 33 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
10 1963-09-22 BOS L, 14-20 4 53 pass Bo Roberson 53 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
11 1963-09-28 @ NYJ L, 7-10 1 2 rush Cotton Davidson 2 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
12 1963-10-11 @ BOS L, 14-20 1 47 interception Jim McMillin 47 yard interception return (Mike Mercer kick)
13 1963-10-11 @ BOS L, 14-20 3 11 rush Cotton Davidson 11 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
14 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 1 3 rush Alan Miller 3 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
15 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 1 93 pass Dobie Craig 93 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
16 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 1 8 rush Clem Daniels 8 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
17 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 2 38 pass Ken Herock 38 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
18 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 2 56 pass Clem Daniels 56 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
19 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 3 8 pass Alan Miller 8 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
20 1963-10-20 NYJ W, 49-26 4 74 rush Clem Daniels 74 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
21 1963-10-27 @ SDG W, 34-33 1 20 pass Art Powell 20 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
22 1963-10-27 @ SDG W, 34-33 2 5 pass Alan Miller 5 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
23 1963-10-27 @ SDG W, 34-33 3 39 pass Dobie Craig 39 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
24 1963-10-27 @ SDG W, 34-33 4 46 pass Art Powell 46 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
25 1963-10-27 @ SDG W, 34-33 4 9 pass Glenn Shaw 9 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (run failed)
26 1963-11-03 KAN W, 10-7 4 85 punt Claude Gibson 85 yard punt return (Mike Mercer kick)
27 1963-11-08 @ KAN W, 22-7 2 24 pass Art Powell 24 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
28 1963-11-08 @ KAN W, 22-7 2 34 pass Art Powell 34 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
29 1963-11-28 @ DEN W, 26-10 3 39 pass Bo Roberson 39 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
30 1963-11-28 @ DEN W, 26-10 3 19 fumble Jon Jelacic 19 yard fumble return (Mike Mercer kick)
31 1963-11-28 @ DEN W, 26-10 4 1 rush Glenn Shaw 1 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
32 1963-12-08 SDG W, 41-27 2 44 pass Art Powell 44 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
33 1963-12-08 SDG W, 41-27 4 10 pass Art Powell 10 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
34 1963-12-08 SDG W, 41-27 4 9 rush Cotton Davidson 9 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
35 1963-12-08 SDG W, 41-27 4 41 pass Art Powell 41 yard pass from Cotton Davidson (Mike Mercer kick)
36 1963-12-08 SDG W, 41-27 4 2 rush Alan Miller 2 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
37 1963-12-15 DEN W, 35-31 1 32 pass Bo Roberson 32 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
38 1963-12-15 DEN W, 35-31 1 18 pass Art Powell 18 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
39 1963-12-15 DEN W, 35-31 2 26 pass Clem Daniels 26 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
40 1963-12-15 DEN W, 35-31 3 43 pass Clem Daniels 43 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
41 1963-12-15 DEN W, 35-31 4 3 pass Art Powell 3 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
42 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 1 69 punt Claude Gibson 69 yard punt return (Mike Mercer kick)
43 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 2 7 pass Ken Herock 7 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
44 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 2 56 pass Clem Daniels 56 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
45 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 2 81 pass Art Powell 81 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
46 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 2 20 pass Art Powell 20 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
47 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 3 45 pass Art Powell 45 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)
48 1963-12-22 HOU W, 52-49 4 23 pass Art Powell 23 yard pass from Tom Flores (Mike Mercer kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1963-09-07 @ HOU L, 13-24 4 34 pass Charley Hennigan 34 yard pass from Jacky Lee (George Blanda kick)
2 1963-09-15 BUF L, 17-35 2 17 pass Elbert Dubenion 17 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Mack Yoho kick)
3 1963-09-15 BUF L, 17-35 3 58 pass Elbert Dubenion 58 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Mack Yoho kick)
4 1963-09-22 BOS W, 20-14 1 55 pass Billy Lott 55 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
5 1963-09-22 BOS W, 20-14 2 3 rush Larry Garron 3 yard rush (Gino Cappelletti kick)
6 1963-09-28 @ NYJ W, 10-7 1 51 pass Bake Turner 51 yard pass from Dick Wood (Dick Guesman kick)
7 1963-10-05 @ BUF W, 12-0 3 24 pass Bill Miller 24 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Mack Yoho kick)
8 1963-10-11 @ BOS W, 20-14 3 56 pass Jim Colclough 56 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
9 1963-10-11 @ BOS W, 20-14 4 15 pass Tom Neumann 15 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
10 1963-10-20 NYJ L, 26-49 1 34 pass Gene Heeter 34 yard pass from Dick Wood (Dick Guesman kick)
11 1963-10-20 NYJ L, 26-49 4 49 pass Mark Smolinski 49 yard pass from Galen Hall (Dick Guesman kick)
12 1963-10-20 NYJ L, 26-49 4 6 rush Galen Hall 6 yard rush
13 1963-10-27 @ SDG L, 33-34 1 32 pass Lance Alworth 32 yard pass from Tobin Rote (George Blair kick)
14 1963-10-27 @ SDG L, 33-34 2 69 pass Jacque MacKinnon 69 yard pass from John Hadl (George Blair kick)
15 1963-10-27 @ SDG L, 33-34 3 23 interception Dick Harris 23 yard interception return
16 1963-10-27 @ SDG L, 33-34 4 51 rush Keith Lincoln 51 yard rush (George Blair kick)
17 1963-11-03 KAN L, 7-10 2 1 rush Abner Haynes 1 yard rush (Tommy Brooker kick)
18 1963-11-08 @ KAN L, 7-22 3 4 rush Curtis McClinton 4 yard rush (Jack Spikes kick)
19 1963-11-28 @ DEN L, 10-26 4 34 pass Billy Joe 34 yard pass from Don Breaux (Gene Mingo kick)
20 1963-12-08 SDG L, 27-41 1 32 pass Don Norton 32 yard pass from Tobin Rote (George Blair kick)
21 1963-12-08 SDG L, 27-41 2 14 rush Bobby Jackson 14 yard rush (George Blair kick)
22 1963-12-08 SDG L, 27-41 2 5 pass Jacque MacKinnon 5 yard pass from Tobin Rote
23 1963-12-08 SDG L, 27-41 3 15 pass Lance Alworth 15 yard pass from Tobin Rote (George Blair kick)
24 1963-12-15 DEN L, 31-35 1 9 rush Billy Joe 9 yard rush (Gene Mingo kick)
25 1963-12-15 DEN L, 31-35 3 9 pass Gene Prebola 9 yard pass from Mickey Slaughter (Gene Mingo kick)
26 1963-12-15 DEN L, 31-35 3 2 rush Hewritt Dixon 2 yard rush (Gene Mingo kick)
27 1963-12-15 DEN L, 31-35 4 29 pass Lionel Taylor 29 yard pass from Mickey Slaughter (Gene Mingo kick)
28 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 1 4 pass Charley Hennigan 4 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
29 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 1 2 rush Dave Smith 2 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
30 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 2 12 pass Willard Dewveall 12 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
31 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 2 25 pass Dave Smith 25 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
32 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 2 1 rush Charley Tolar 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
33 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 3 26 pass Willard Dewveall 26 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)
34 1963-12-22 HOU L, 49-52 3 21 pass Bob McLeod 21 yard pass from George Blanda (George Blanda kick)