1975 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach John Madden
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 11–3
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Championship Game
Timeline
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1974 1976

The 1975 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 16th season. The 1975 season would be George Blanda’s final season in the NFL. Blanda retired with two significant records to his. He would hold the record for most seasons in American professional football with 26, and he would retire with the record of most games played with 340.[1]

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Overall Pick Player School/Club Team Position
1 24 24 Neil Colzie Ohio State DB
2 19 45 Charles Phillips USC DB
3 24 76 Louis Carter Maryland RB
5 24 128 David Humm Nebraska QB
7 24 180 James Daniels Texas A&M DB
9 24 232 Harry Knight Richmond QB
10 25 259 Steve Sylvester Notre Dame T
12 24 310 Jack Magee Boston College C
14 24 362 Tom Doyle Yale QB
15 25 389 Paul Careathers Tennessee RB

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Game Date Opponent Result Raiders points Opponents Raiders first downs Record
1 Sept. 22 at Miami Dolphins Win 31 21 17 1–0
2 Sept. 28 at Baltimore Colts Win 31 20 18 2–0
3 Oct. 5 at San Diego Chargers Win 6 0 17 3–0
4 Oct. 12 at Kansas City Chiefs Loss 10 42 23 3–1
5 Oct. 19 at Cincinnati Bengals Loss 10 14 18 3–2
6 Oct. 26 San Diego Chargers Win 25 0 23 4–2
7 Nov. 2 at Denver Broncos Win 42 17 21 5–2
8 Nov. 9 New Orleans Saints Win 48 10 34 6–2
9 Nov. 16 Cleveland Browns Win 38 17 22 7–2
10 Nov. 23 at Washington Redskins Win 26 23 26 8–2
11 Nov. 30 Atlanta Falcons Win 37 34 33 9–2
12 Dec. 8 Denver Broncos Win 17 10 16 10–2
13 Dec. 14 Houston Oilers Loss 26 27 23 10–3
14 Dec. 21 Kansas City Chiefs Win 28 20 24 11–3

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Standings[edit | edit source]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Oakland Raiders 11 3 0 .786 375 255
Denver Broncos 6 8 0 .429 254 307
Kansas City Chiefs 5 9 0 .357 282 341
San Diego Chargers 2 12 0 .143 189 345

Roster[edit | edit source]

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • George Blanda, most seasons in American professional football (26)
  • George Blanda, most games played, (340)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 340
  2. 1975 NFL Draft on databaseFootball.com
  3. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/rai/1975.htm
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