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1976 Oakland Raiders

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13-1-0, AFC West Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.5, Offense: 6.3, Defense: 2.2, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 350 points (25.0/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 237 points (16.9/g), 12th.
 Differential of 113 points (8.1/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-4.0.

Coach: John Madden (13-1-0)

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* 31 6 12 194 for 291, 2,737 yards, 27 td, 17 int, & 7 rushes for -2 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
RB Clarence Davis 27 5 12 114 rushes for 516 yards, 3 td, & 27 catches for 191 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 97th pick / 1971
FB Mark van Eeghen 24 2 14 233 rushes for 1,012 yards, 3 td, & 17 catches for 173 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 75th pick / 1974
WR Fred Biletnikoff 33 11 13 43 catches for 551 yards, 7 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
WR Cliff Branch*+ 28 4 14 46 catches for 1,111 yards, 12 td, & 3 rushes for 12 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
TE Dave Casper*+ 25 2 13 53 catches for 691 yards, 10 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1974
LT Art Shell* 30 8 14 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
LG Gene Upshaw* 31 9 14 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
C Dave Dalby 26 4 14 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
RG George Buehler 29 7 14 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
RT John Vella 26 4 14 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1972
 Defensive Starters
LDE John Matuszak 26 3 8 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1973
NT Dave Rowe 31 9 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
RDE Otis Sistrunk 30 4 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LOLB Phil Villapiano* 27 5 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1971
LILB Willie Hall 27 4 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 31st pick / 1972
RILB Monte Johnson 25 3 14 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 49th pick / 1973
ROLB Ted Hendricks 29 7 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
LCB Skip Thomas 26 4 13 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 176th pick / 1972
RCB Willie Brown 36 13 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS George Atkinson 29 8 14 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
FS Jack Tatum 28 5 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1971
 Special Teams Starters
K Errol Mann 35 8 0 4 of 11 field goals & 26 of 27 extra points
P Ray Guy*+ 27 3 0 67 punts for a 41.6 average, 0 blocked Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
PR Neal Colzie 22 1 1 41 punt returns for a 10.9 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
KR Carl Garrett 29 7 1 18 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
43 George Atkinson 29 SS 14 14 180 6-0 Morris Brown 1/4/1947 8 6 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
40 Pete Banaszak 32 14 1 210 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/21/1944 10 5 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 59th pick / 1966
46 Warren Bankston 29 14 1 235 6-4 Tulane 7/22/1947 7 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1969
51 Rodrigo Barnes 26 5 0 215 6-1 Rice 2/10/1950 3 3 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 176th pick / 1973
25 Fred Biletnikoff 33 WR 13 13 190 6-1 Florida St. 2/23/1943 11 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
57 Greg Blankenship 22 4 0 212 6-1 Cal State-Hayward 3/24/1954 Rook 2
54 Rik Bonness 22 14 0 220 6-3 Nebraska 3/20/1954 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 84th pick / 1976
81 Morris Bradshaw 24 14 0 195 6-1 Ohio St. 10/19/1952 2 0 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 93rd pick / 1974
21 Cliff Branch*+ 28 WR 14 14 170 5-11 Colorado 8/1/1948 4 16 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
24 Willie Brown 36 RCB 14 14 195 6-1 Grambling St. 12/2/1940 13 7
64 George Buehler 29 RG 14 14 260 6-2 Stanford 8/10/1947 7 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
87 Dave Casper*+ 25 TE 13 13 240 6-4 Notre Dame 9/26/1951 2 10 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1974
20 Neal Colzie 22 PR 14 1 200 6-2 Ohio St. 2/28/1954 1 0 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1975
50 Dave Dalby 26 C 14 14 247 6-3 UCLA 10/19/1950 4 8 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
28 Clarence Davis 27 RB 12 12 195 5-10 USC 6/28/1949 5 8 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 97th pick / 1971
31 Carl Garrett 29 KR 12 1 210 5-11 New Mex. Highlands 8/31/1947 7 4 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
29 Hubert Ginn 29 7 0 185 5-10 Florida A&M 1/4/1947 6 1 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 211th pick / 1970
8 Ray Guy*+ 27 P 14 0 195 6-3 Southern Miss 12/22/1949 3 3 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
39 Willie Hall 27 LILB 14 14 223 6-2 USC 9/30/1949 4 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 31st pick / 1972
83 Ted Hendricks 29 ROLB 14 14 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 7 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
11 David Humm 24 14 0 188 6-2 Nebraska 4/2/1952 1 0 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 128th pick / 1975
33 Rick Jennings 23 11 0 180 5-9 Maryland 4/17/1953 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 313th pick / 1976
58 Monte Johnson 25 RILB 14 14 239 6-4 Nebraska 10/26/1951 3 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 49th pick / 1973
34 Terry Kunz 24 7 0 215 6-1 Colorado 10/26/1952 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 8th / 231st pick / 1976
89 Ted Kwalick 29 7 0 226 6-4 Penn St. 4/15/1947 7 0 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 7th pick / 1969
70 Henry Lawrence 25 8 0 272 6-4 Florida A&M 9/26/1951 2 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1974
14 Errol Mann 35 K 7 0 200 6-0 North Dakota 6/27/1941 8 1
72 John Matuszak 26 LDE 13 8 272 6-8 Missouri,Tampa 10/25/1950 3 6 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1973
61 Herb McMath 22 14 0 248 6-4 Morningside 9/6/1954 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1976
79 Dan Medlin 27 13 0 260 6-3 North Carolina St. 10/12/1949 2 4 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 131st pick / 1972
36 Manfred Moore 26 1 0 197 6-1 USC 12/22/1950 2 0 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 216th pick / 1974
47 Charlie Phillips 24 14 0 215 6-2 USC 12/22/1952 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1975
77 Charles Philyaw 22 14 6 276 6-9 Texas Southern 2/25/1954 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 34th pick / 1976
15 Mike Rae 25 qb 7 2 193 6-0 USC 7/26/1951 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 8th / 205th pick / 1973
37 Mike Reinfeldt 23 2 0 192 6-2 Wisc-Milwaukee 5/6/1953 Rook 2
52 Floyd Rice 27 10 0 223 6-3 Alcorn St. 8/31/1949 5 3 Houston Oilers / 9th / 212th pick / 1971
74 Dave Rowe 31 NT 14 14 280 6-7 Penn St. 6/20/1945 9 6 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
78 Art Shell* 30 LT 14 14 265 6-5 Md-Eastern Shore 11/26/1946 8 11 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
49 Mike Siani 26 14 1 195 6-2 Villanova 5/27/1950 4 3 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 21st pick / 1972
60 Otis Sistrunk 30 RDE 14 14 265 6-4 none 9/18/1946 4 6
12 Ken Stabler* 31 QB 12 12 215 6-3 Alabama 12/25/1945 6 15 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
4 Fred Steinfort 24 7 0 180 5-11 Boston Col. 11/3/1952 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 146th pick / 1976
66 Steve Sylvester 23 14 0 260 6-4 Notre Dame 3/4/1953 1 4 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 259th pick / 1975
32 Jack Tatum 28 FS 14 14 200 5-10 Ohio St. 11/18/1948 5 7 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1971
26 Skip Thomas 26 LCB 14 13 205 6-1 USC 2/7/1950 4 7 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 176th pick / 1972
63 Gene Upshaw* 31 LG 14 14 255 6-5 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/15/1945 9 13 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
30 Mark van Eeghen 24 FB 14 14 223 6-2 Colgate 4/19/1952 2 13 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 75th pick / 1974
75 John Vella 26 RT 14 14 258 6-4 USC 4/21/1950 4 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1972
41 Phil Villapiano* 27 LOLB 14 14 225 6-2 Bowling Green 2/26/1949 5 8 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 1971
Team Total 26.8 14 220.8 6-2.2 4.1