Brief History of the Team
The Las Vegas Raiders from the entertainment city of Las Vegas are a professional American football team which competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league’s American Football Conference (AFC) West division. The team was founded`60 years ago on the 30th of January 1960, and it was originally based in Oakland, California from 1960 – 1981, the team then relocated to Los Angeles for 12 years from 1982 to 1994. They were on the road again back to Oakland were they spent 24 years from 1995 to 2019 and right now they are based in Las Vegas hence the name Las Vegas Raiders. The team has won a total of 3 Super Bowl Championships in 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII). They have also won 4 conference championships and 15 division championships.
What is their home stadium?
Allegiant Stadium which is located in Paradise, Nevada is Las Vegas Raiders home stadium. The stadium which was built at a construction cost of $1.9 billion was opened on 31 July 2020. The stadium has a capacity of 65,000 which is expandable to 72,000.
Who is the coach?
Jon David Gruden is an American football coach who is currently the head coach of NFL side Las Vegas Raiders. The 57 year old started his coaching career 34 years ago in 1986 with Tennessee. He was hired to be the Las Vegas Raiders head coach in 2018 and this is his second spell with the club as he led the team as head coach from 1998 to 2001.
Who are the team’s top 3 players?
Las Vegas Raiders current top three perfomers are Cory Littleton, Richie Incognito and Trent Brown.
How they performed last season?
Las Vegas Raiders had a poor season in 2019 which they finished with a 7–9 record in AFC West where they finished third behind Chiefs and Broncos. Vegas failed to qualify for the playoffs.
How they are performing this season?
Raiders are having a decent season and are second behind Chiefs in AFC West with a 7-5 record.