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1968 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach John Rauch
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 12–2–0
Place 1st AFL Western
Playoff Finish Lost AFL Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1967 1969

The 1968 Oakland Raiders season began with the team trying to improve on their 13–1 record from 1967. The 1968 season was the ninth season in Oakland and in the American Football League.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1968 at Buffalo Bills W 48–6
43,057
2 September 21, 1968 at Miami Dolphins W 47–21
30,021
3 September 29, 1968 at Houston Oilers W 24–15
46,098
4 October 6, 1968 Boston Patriots W 41–10
44,253
5 October 13, 1968 San Diego Chargers L 23–14
53,257
6 October 20, 1968 at Kansas City Chiefs L 24–10
50,015
7 October 27, 1968 Cincinnati Bengals W 31–10
37,083
8 November 3, 1968 Kansas City Chiefs W 38–21
53,357
9 November 10, 1968 at Denver Broncos W 43–7
50,002
10 November 17, 1968 New York Jets W 43–32
53,118
11 November 24, 1968 at Cincinnati Bengals W 34–0
27,116
12 November 28, 1968 Buffalo Bills W 13–10
39,883
13 December 8, 1968 Denver Broncos W 33–27
47,754
14 December 15, 1968 at San Diego Chargers W 34–27
40,698

PostseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Playoff December 22, 1968 Kansas City Chiefs W 41–6
53,357
AFL Championship December 29, 1968 at New York Jets L 27–23
62,627

RosterEdit

Depth chartEdit

Defensive Starters
[1]




CB
Kent McCloughan
George Atkinson


CB
Willie Brown
Offensive Starters
[2]
FL
Fred Biletnikoff
LT LG C RG RT
Bob Svihus Gene Upshaw Jim Otto Jim Harvey Harry Schuh
TE
Billy Cannon
SE
Warren Wells
QB
Daryle Lamonica
RB
Pete Banaszak
FB
Hewritt Dixon
Special Teams
PK George Blanda
P Mike Eischeid
KR George Atkinson
PR George Atkinson



StaffEdit

HC: John Rauch

Ast: John Polonchek (RB), Ollie Spencer (OL), Tom Dahms (DL), John Madden (LB), Charlie Sumner (DB), Marv Marinovich (Str)

[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Raiders coaches – Silver and Black Report [1]
Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Cincinnati
Buffalo Denver
Houston Kansas City
Miami Oakland
New York Jets San Diego
1969 AFL DraftAFL Playoffs1968 AFL All-Star gameSuper Bowl III
Related: 1968 NFL Season

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