Oakland Raiders News Clips for Jan. 27, 2014

 

(1) L.A. Times reveals the Oakland Raiders’ incredibly sexist cheerleader handbook  (2) Browns may be interested in Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo  (3) Ray Guy says if I were to be inducted into the HOF, it would be a great relief  (4) 10 plays that shaped Raiders’ season: No. 4  (5) 100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 12 & 13

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Secret Oakland Raider cheerleaders’ handbook patronizes, demeans (by Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times)…The handbook is patronizing and insulting, with outmoded ideas about men and women in the workplace, even if the workplace is not your average office. In places, it appears to be written for people unfamiliar with American customs, which is peculiar considering the uniquely American history of the game. (read more)

L.A. Times reveals the Oakland Raiders’ incredibly sexist cheerleader handbook (by Amy Parlapiano, SI.com)…In the mood to read something sexist, patronizing and cringe-worthy on all fronts? Yes? Great. Look no further than the Oakland Raiders’ secret handbook for their cheerleaders, the Raiderettes. The Los Angeles Times has discovered and it, and it really harkens back to the “don’t speak unless you’re spoken to” days of women’s rights. (read more)

Browns may be interested in Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo per Albert Breer (by Peter Smith, SI.com FANSIDED)…According to Albert Breer of the Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 8.20.00 PMNFL Network, the Cleveland Browns have shown interest and may target Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo for their offensive coordinator position under Mike Pettine. (read more)

Ray Guy says if I were to be inducted into the HOF, it would be a great relief (95.7fm The Game)…Ray Guy, former Oakland Raiders Punter joins The Rise Guys to talk about his career and if he were to be inducted into the HOF, it would be a great relief. (listen)

10 plays that shaped Raiders’ season: No. 4  (by Paul Gutierrez, ESPN)…When breaking down 10 Plays That Defined The Oakland Raiders’ Season, I decided to go in a chronological order, rather than try to assign a certain importance on said plays. But Play No. 4, which occurred in Week 3, definitely set the tone for the remainder of the season as far as the Raiders’ QB shuffle later in the year. (read more)

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 12 (by Jerry Knaak, Raiders.com)…Jersey No. 12 may be the most popular among quarterbacks at every level of football. It is perhaps the most famous jersey number in football history. In Raiders lore, it has been worn by two of the top quarterbacks in franchise history. It has been worn by 12 players, including 10 quarterbacks. (read more)

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 13  (by Jerry Knaak, Raiders.com)…In some circles, the number 13 is considered lucky, in others it’s considered bad luck. Superstition has always played a part in sports – jersey numbers, pregame rituals, etc. No. 13 has its place in sports history with men such as Wilt Chamberlain, Don Maynard, Jake Scott, Dan Marino and Kurt Warner donning the jersey. Six Raiders have worn it. (read more)

 

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