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1965 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach Al Davis
Home Field Frank Youell Field
Results
Record 8–5–1
Place 2nd AFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1964 1966

The 1965 Oakland Raiders season began with the team trying to improve on their 5–7–2 record from 1964. The 1965 season was the sixth season in Oakland and in the American Football League. It involved the Raiders' second-place finish in the AFL West Division, with a record of 8–5–1, as they played their home games at Frank Youell Field for the fourth and final season at that venue, before moving to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum the following season.

OffseasonEdit

1965 Raiders Draft Selections[1]
Round Overall Player Position College
2 0 Fred BiletnikoffWRFlorida State

SeasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1965 Kansas City Chiefs W 37–10
18,569
2 September 19, 1965 San Diego Chargers L 17–6
21,406
3 September 26, 1965 Houston Oilers W 21–17
18,116
4 October 3, 1965 at Buffalo Bills L 17–12
41,246
5 October 8, 1965 at Boston Patriots W 24–10
24,824
6 October 16, 1965 at New York Jets T 24–24
54,890
7 October 24, 1965 Boston Patriots W 30–21
20,585
8 October 31, 1965 at Kansas City Chiefs L 14–7
18,354
9 November 7, 1965 at Houston Oilers W 33–21
35,729
10 November 14, 1965 Buffalo Bills L 17–14
19,352
11 November 21, 1965 at Denver Broncos W 28–20
30,369
12 December 5, 1965 Denver Broncos W 24–13
19,023
13 December 12, 1965 New York Jets W 24–14
19,013
14 December 19, 1965 at San Diego Chargers L 24–14
26,056

Final StandingsEdit

Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA1965 
San Diego Chargers 923.818340227 Details
Oakland Raiders 851.615298239 Details
Kansas City Chiefs 752.583322285 Details
Denver Broncos 4100.286303392 Details

W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PCT= Winning Percentage, PF= Points For, PA = Points Against

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ReferencesEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Denver
Buffalo Kansas City
Houston Oakland
New York Jets San Diego
1965 AFL Draft1965 AFL Championship Game1965 AFL All-Star game
Related: 1965 NFL Season

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