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1974 Oakland Raiders

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC West Division  · 1974 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.0, Offense: 6.4, Defense: 2.7, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 355 points (25.4/g), 1st of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 228 points (16.3/g), 9th.
 Differential of 127 points (9.1/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.4-3.6.

Coach: John Madden (12-2-0)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Ken Stabler*+ 29 4 13 178 for 310, 2,469 yards, 26 td, 12 int, & 12 rushes for -2 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
RB Clarence Davis 25 3 7 129 rushes for 554 yards, 2 td, & 11 catches for 145 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 97th pick / 1971
FB Marv Hubbard 28 5 13 188 rushes for 865 yards, 4 td, & 11 catches for 95 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 11th / 277th pick / 1968
WR Fred Biletnikoff* 31 9 14 42 catches for 593 yards, 7 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
WR Cliff Branch*+ 26 2 14 60 catches for 1,092 yards, 13 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
TE Bob Moore 25 3 14 30 catches for 356 yards, 2 td Oakland Raiders / 5th / 123rd pick / 1971
LT Art Shell*+ 28 6 14 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
LG Gene Upshaw*+ 29 7 14 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
C Jim Otto 36 14 14
RG George Buehler 27 5 14 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
RT John Vella 24 2 13 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1972
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bubba Smith 29 7 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1967
LDT Otis Sistrunk* 28 2 14 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered
RDT Art Thoms 28 5 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
RDE Horace Jones 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 12th / 305th pick / 1971
LLB Phil Villapiano* 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1971
MLB Dan Conners 33 10 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
RLB Gerald Irons 27 4 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 76th pick / 1970
LCB Skip Thomas 24 2 14 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 176th pick / 1972
RCB Willie Brown 34 11 9 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
SS George Atkinson 27 6 14 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
FS Jack Tatum* 26 3 10 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1971
 Special Teams Starters
K George Blanda 47 25 0 11 of 17 field goals & 44 of 46 extra points Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
P Ray Guy* 25 1 0 74 punts for a 42.2 average, 0 blocked Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
PR Ron Smith 31 9 0 41 punt returns for a 11.9 average and 0 td
KR Ron Smith 31 9 0 19 kick returns for a 22.1 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
43 George Atkinson 27 SS 14 14 180 6-0 Morris Brown 1/4/1947 6 8 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
40 Pete Banaszak 30 rb 14 1 210 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/21/1944 8 4 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 59th pick / 1966
46 Warren Bankston 27 14 0 235 6-4 Tulane 7/22/1947 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1969
25 Fred Biletnikoff* 31 WR 14 14 190 6-1 Florida St. 2/23/1943 9 9 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
16 George Blanda 47 K 14 0 215 6-2 Kentucky 9/17/1927 25 4 Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
81 Morris Bradshaw 22 12 0 195 6-1 Ohio St. 10/19/1952 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 93rd pick / 1974
21 Cliff Branch*+ 26 WR 14 14 170 5-11 Colorado 8/1/1948 2 17 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
24 Willie Brown 34 RCB 9 9 195 6-1 Grambling St. 12/2/1940 11 4
64 George Buehler 27 RG 14 14 260 6-2 Stanford 8/10/1947 5 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
87 Dave Casper 23 14 0 240 6-4 Notre Dame 9/26/1951 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1974
84 Tony Cline 26 de 5 1 244 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/25/1948 4 1 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 102nd pick / 1970
55 Dan Conners 33 MLB 14 14 230 6-2 Miami (FL) 2/6/1941 10 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
50 Dave Dalby 24 14 0 247 6-3 UCLA 10/19/1950 2 4 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
28 Clarence Davis 25 RB 11 7 195 5-10 USC 6/28/1949 3 8 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 97th pick / 1971
54 Mike Dennery 24 14 0 222 6-0 Southern Miss 6/26/1950 Rook 4 Oakland Raiders / 13th / 330th pick / 1974
8 Ray Guy* 25 P 14 0 195 6-3 Southern Miss 12/22/1949 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
34 Harold Hart 22 13 0 206 6-0 Texas Southern 7/13/1952 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 279th pick / 1974
44 Marv Hubbard 28 FB 14 13 225 6-1 Colgate 5/7/1946 5 10 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 277th pick / 1968
36 Bob Hudson 26 14 0 210 5-11 NE State (OK) 3/21/1948 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 147th pick / 1972
86 Gerald Irons 27 RLB 14 14 230 6-2 Md-Eastern Shore 5/2/1947 4 8 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 76th pick / 1970
6 George Jakowenko 26 6 0 175 5-9 Syracuse 6/26/1948 Rook 0
58 Monte Johnson 23 14 0 239 6-4 Nebraska 10/26/1951 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 49th pick / 1973
82 Horace Jones 25 RDE 14 14 255 6-3 Louisville 7/31/1949 3 8 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 305th pick / 1971
71 Kelvin Korver 25 9 0 267 6-6 Texas A&M,NW (IA) 2/21/1949 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1972
3 Daryle Lamonica 33 4 0 215 6-3 Notre Dame 7/17/1941 11 0 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 168th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 24th / 188th pick / 1963
70 Henry Lawrence 23 t 14 1 272 6-4 Florida A&M 9/26/1951 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1974
13 Larry Lawrence 25 qb 7 1 208 6-1 Iowa,Miami (FL) 4/11/1949 Rook 1
79 Dan Medlin 25 6 0 260 6-3 North Carolina St. 10/12/1949 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 131st pick / 1972
88 Bob Moore 25 TE 14 14 220 6-3 Stanford 2/12/1949 3 6 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 123rd pick / 1971
00 Jim Otto 36 C 14 14 255 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/5/1938 14 7
85 Frank Pitts 31 13 0 199 6-3 Southern 11/12/1943 9 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1965
Chicago Bears / 16th / 213th pick / 1965
29 Bob Prout 23 2 0 190 6-1 Knox 5/11/1951 Rook 2
78 Art Shell*+ 28 LT 14 14 265 6-5 Md-Eastern Shore 11/26/1946 6 14 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
49 Mike Siani 24 6 0 195 6-2 Villanova 5/27/1950 2 0 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 21st pick / 1972
60 Otis Sistrunk* 28 LDT 14 14 265 6-4 none 9/18/1946 2 12
77 Bubba Smith 29 LDE 14 13 265 6-7 Michigan St. 2/28/1945 7 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1967
23 Charlie Smith 28 rb 13 7 205 6-0 Utah 1/18/1946 6 4 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1968
27 Ron Smith 31 KR 14 0 195 6-1 Wisconsin 5/3/1943 9 0
12 Ken Stabler*+ 29 QB 14 13 215 6-3 Alabama 12/25/1945 4 15 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
32 Jack Tatum* 26 FS 10 10 200 5-10 Ohio St. 11/18/1948 3 10 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1971
26 Skip Thomas 24 LCB 14 14 205 6-1 USC 2/7/1950 2 8 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 176th pick / 1972
80 Art Thoms 28 RDT 14 14 260 6-5 Syracuse 10/20/1946 5 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
63 Gene Upshaw*+ 29 LG 14 14 255 6-5 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/15/1945 7 14 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
30 Mark van Eeghen 22 14 0 223 6-2 Colgate 4/19/1952 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 75th pick / 1974
75 John Vella 24 RT 13 13 258 6-4 USC 4/21/1950 2 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1972
41 Phil Villapiano* 25 LLB 14 14 225 6-2 Bowling Green 2/26/1949 3 9 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1971
20 Jimmy Warren 35 db 14 4 175 5-11 Illinois 7/20/1939 10 3
52 Gary Weaver 25 14 0 224 6-1 Fresno St. 3/13/1949 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 179th pick / 1973
48 Nemiah Wilson 31 rcb 12 5 165 6-0 Grambling St. 4/6/1943 9 4
Team Total 27.3 14 221.3 6-1.9 4.5