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1969 Oakland Raiders

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12-1-1, Finished 1st in AFL West Division  · 1969 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.0, Offense: 5.6, Defense: 3.4, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 377 points (26.9/g), 1st of 10 in the AFL. Allowed 242 points (17.3/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 135 points (9.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.4-3.6.

Coach: John Madden (12-1-1)

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseu
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Daryle Lamonica*+ 28 6 14 221 for 426, 3,302 yards, 34 td, 25 int, & 13 rushes for 36 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 12th / 168th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 24th / 188th pick / 1963
HB Charlie Smith 23 1 14 177 rushes for 600 yards, 2 td, & 30 catches for 322 yards and 2 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1968
FB Hewritt Dixon 29 6 10 107 rushes for 398 yards, 0 td, & 33 catches for 275 yards and 1 td Denver Broncos / 8th / 60th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 151st pick / 1963
FL Fred Biletnikoff*+ 26 4 14 54 catches for 837 yards, 12 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
SE Warren Wells 27 5 14 47 catches for 1,260 yards, 14 td, & 3 rushes for 24 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 12th / 160th pick / 1964
TE Billy Cannon* 32 9 11 21 catches for 262 yards, 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1960
LT Bob Svihus 26 4 13 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 19th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 53rd pick / 1965
LG Gene Upshaw+ 24 2 14 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
C Jim Otto*+ 31 9 14
RG Jim Harvey 26 3 14 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 59th pick / 1965
RT Harry Schuh*+ 27 4 14 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ike Lassiter 29 7 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 115th pick / 1962
LDT Carleton Oats 27 4 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 21st / 167th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 215th pick / 1964
RDT Tom Keating 27 5 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 34th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 53rd pick / 1964
RDE Ben Davidson 29 8 14 New York Giants / 4th / 46th pick / 1961
LLB Bill Laskey 26 4 8 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Dan Conners 28 5 14 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
RLB Gus Otto* 26 4 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 27th pick / 1965
LCB Nemiah Wilson 26 4 12 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RCB Willie Brown*+ 29 6 14 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS George Atkinson* 22 1 12 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
RS Dave Grayson*+ 30 8 14 8 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K George Blanda 42 20 0 20 of 37 field goals & 45 of 45 extra points Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
P Mike Eischeid 29 3 0 69 punts for a 42.7 average, 0 blocked
PR George Atkinson* 22 1 12 25 punt returns for a 6.1 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
KR George Atkinson* 22 1 12 16 kick returns for a 23.9 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
20 Jackie Allen 22 5 0 190 6-1 Baylor 9/24/1947 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 153rd pick / 1969
43 George Atkinson* 22 KR 14 12 180 6-0 Morris Brown 1/4/1947 1 7 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
40 Pete Banaszak 25 rb 12 4 210 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/21/1944 3 4 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 59th pick / 1966
50 Duane Benson 24 14 0 215 6-2 Hamline 8/5/1945 2 4 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 280th pick / 1967
25 Fred Biletnikoff*+ 26 FL 14 14 190 6-1 Florida St. 2/23/1943 4 10 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
53 Dan Birdwell 29 2 0 250 6-4 Houston 10/14/1940 7 3 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 41st pick / 1962
Detroit Lions / 5th / 66th pick / 1962
16 George Blanda 42 K 14 0 215 6-2 Kentucky 9/17/1927 20 3 Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
24 Willie Brown*+ 29 RCB 14 14 195 6-1 Grambling St. 12/2/1940 6 14
48 Bill Budness 26 14 0 218 6-2 Boston Univ. 1/30/1943 5 4 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 31st pick / 1964
64 George Buehler 22 2 0 260 6-2 Stanford 8/10/1947 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
89 Drew Buie 22 14 0 185 6-0 Catawba 7/12/1947 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 234th pick / 1969
33 Billy Cannon* 32 TE 13 11 207 6-1 LSU 8/2/1937 9 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1960
55 Dan Conners 28 MLB 14 14 230 6-2 Miami (FL) 2/6/1941 5 12 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
83 Ben Davidson 29 RDE 14 14 275 6-8 Washington 6/14/1940 8 7 New York Giants / 4th / 46th pick / 1961
35 Hewritt Dixon 29 FB 11 10 230 6-1 Florida A&M 1/8/1940 6 6 Denver Broncos / 8th / 60th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 151st pick / 1963
71 Al Dotson 26 dt 13 1 260 6-4 Grambling St. 2/25/1943 4 1 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 24th pick / 1965
36 Lloyd Edwards 23 14 0 248 6-3 San Diego St. 11/26/1946 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 75th pick / 1969
11 Mike Eischeid 29 P 14 0 190 6-0 Upper Iowa 9/29/1940 3 3
45 Dave Grayson*+ 30 RS 14 14 187 5-10 Oregon 6/6/1939 8 13
30 Roger Hagberg 30 fb 14 3 216 6-2 Minnesota 2/28/1939 4 1 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 128th pick / 1961
70 Jim Harvey 26 RG 14 14 255 6-5 Mississippi 8/20/1943 3 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 59th pick / 1965
65 Wayne Hawkins 31 14 0 240 6-0 Pacific 6/17/1938 9 3
39 Marv Hubbard 23 14 0 225 6-1 Colgate 5/7/1946 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 277th pick / 1968
74 Tom Keating 27 RDT 14 13 247 6-2 Michigan 9/2/1942 5 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 34th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 53rd pick / 1964
3 Daryle Lamonica*+ 28 QB 14 14 215 6-3 Notre Dame 7/17/1941 6 14 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 168th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 24th / 188th pick / 1963
42 Bill Laskey 26 LLB 12 8 235 6-3 Michigan 2/10/1943 4 5
77 Ike Lassiter 29 LDE 14 14 270 6-5 St. Augustine's 11/15/1940 7 11 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 115th pick / 1962
47 Kent McCloughan 29 4 0 190 6-1 Nebraska 2/12/1940 4 2 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 34th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 11th / 82nd pick / 1965
85 Carleton Oats 27 LDT 13 13 260 6-3 Florida A&M 4/24/1942 4 7 Oakland Raiders / 21st / 167th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 215th pick / 1964
56 Chip Oliver 25 llb 14 6 220 6-2 USC 4/24/1944 1 5 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 298th pick / 1968
34 Gus Otto* 26 RLB 14 14 220 6-1 Missouri 12/8/1943 4 11 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 27th pick / 1965
00 Jim Otto*+ 31 C 14 14 255 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/5/1938 9 11
79 Harry Schuh*+ 27 RT 14 14 260 6-3 Memphis 9/25/1942 4 11 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
78 Art Shell 23 t 14 1 265 6-5 Md-Eastern Shore 11/26/1946 1 1 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
13 Rod Sherman 25 14 0 190 6-0 UCLA,USC 12/25/1944 2 0 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 54th pick / 1966
23 Charlie Smith 23 HB 14 14 205 6-0 Utah 1/18/1946 1 9 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1968
76 Bob Svihus 26 LT 13 13 245 6-4 USC 6/21/1943 4 5 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 19th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 53rd pick / 1965
80 Art Thoms 23 dt 12 1 260 6-5 Syracuse 10/20/1946 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
22 Larry Todd 27 11 0 185 6-1 Arizona St. 10/7/1942 4 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 44th pick / 1965
63 Gene Upshaw+ 24 LG 14 14 255 6-5 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/15/1945 2 11 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
81 Warren Wells 27 SE 14 14 190 6-1 Texas Southern 11/14/1942 5 15 Detroit Lions / 12th / 160th pick / 1964
29 Howie Williams 33 db 14 4 190 6-1 Howard 12/4/1936 7 3
26 Nemiah Wilson 26 LCB 14 12 165 6-0 Grambling St. 4/6/1943 4 5
Team Total 26.9 14 223.1 6-2.0 4.3