The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football team based in Oakland, California. They play in the Western Division of the American Football Conference in the National Football League. The Raiders began play in the American Football League in 1960 and joined the NFL in the AFL–NFL merger of 1970. The Raiders were formed in 1960, taking a spot in the newly designed AFL that had been vacated when the owners of the as-yet unnamed Minneapolis-Saint Paul franchise reneged on its agreement with the AFL and joined the NFL as the Minnesota Vikings. The city of Oakland took Minneapolis-Saint...
|League:||National Football League|
|Conference:||American Football Conference|
|Home field:||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum|