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NFL Regular Season Week 4 – The Oakland Raiderettes

On paper, the Cleveland Browns vs the Oakland Raiders may have seemed to have been a rather dull affair between two teams struggling to find an identity and some consistency.  And if you thought that, like I did, you would have been wrong.  This game was another high scoring, close game that went into overtime before it was decided and to top it off, there were some officiating irregularities to add to the excitement.

So to keep it brief, here were the major story lines for the game:

  • Baker Mayfield get his first start for the Browns.
  • Backup RB Nick Chubb rushes for 105 yards and two TDs on three carries.
  • Derek Carr comes alive, throwing for 437 yards and 4 TDs for the Raiders.
  • With the Browns leading and less than two minutes left in the game, the refs blow call and overturn first down run by Browns RB Carlos Hyde that might have decided the game.
  • Raiders Gruden gets first win of the season and his second stint as Raiders head coach.

After the controversial call that stopped the Cleveland Browns from running out the clock, the Raiders promptly moved the ball down the field and scored the game tying touchdown on a 7 yard pass from Derek Carr to Jared Cook.  And in overtime, the Raiders kicked a field goal to end the game, final score: Raiders – 45, Browns – 42. 

With the win, the Raiders improve to 1 – 3 on the season and stayed within three games of the AFC West lead. 

So with the game summary out of the way, let’s take another look at Football’s Fabulous Females, the Oakland Raiderettes.  Click here to view the Raiders game day gallery of images.

NFL Regular Season Week 1 – The Oakland Raiderettes

The Oakland Raiders hosted the Los Angeles Rams on the second game on Monday Night Football and as good hosts, the Raiders were generous in giving up 33 points while only taking back 13 for themselves.  Hey, it was the first week of the new season and I am sure the second Gruden era will be a success as there were moments of optimism for the new look Raiders. 

And speaking of optimism, this was our first look at the Raiderettes of the regular season and they were in mid-season form.  Click here to view the Raiders game day gallery.

 

NFL Preseason Week 3 – The Oakland Raiderettes

We continue our Week 3 coverage of the NFL Preseason with a visit to the Oakland Raiders and another look at Football’s Fabulous Females, the Oakland Raiderettes.  Click here to view a gallery of images from the game.

Raiderettes Preliminary Audition Photos

The Oakland Raiders joined a long list of NFL teams this weekend that held preliminary auditions for their 2018-2019 cheeerleading squad.  The Raiders have posted a gallery of images from the event.  Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 15

The Oakland Raiders have posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 15.   Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 13

The Oakland Raiders have posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 13.  Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 12

The Oakland Raiders have posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 12.  Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 7

The Oakland Raiders posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 7.   Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 6

The Oakland Raiders posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 6.   Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 5

The Oakland Raiders have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 5. Click here to view the gallery.

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Week 2

The Oakland Raiders have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 2.  Click here to view the gallery.

 

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Preseason Week 4

The Oakland Raiders have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from preseason week 4.  Click here to view the gallery.

 

Oakland Raiderettes Photos from Preseason Week 2

Our coverage of preseason continues with the Oakland Raiders, who have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from preseason week 2.  Click here to view the gallery.

 

Oakland Raiderettes Photos From Preseason

The Oakland Raiders have posted a couple of galleries from their two preseason home games.  Click here to view the gallery from their preseason finale against the Seahawks.

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And click here to view the gallery from their week 3 preseason game against the Titans.

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From the Archives – Raiderette Anjanette Ayabari

This installment of From the Archives features one of my favorite Raiderettes, Anjanette Ayabari.  Like many Raiderettes, her exotic good looks led to a career in the entertainment field, most notably in the Philippines.

The Raiderette uniform has undergone minor changes throughout the years, but this version from the early 1990s is what comes to my mind when I think of the Raiderettes.  Like the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders uniform, the Raiderette uniform is a cheerleading classic.