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1989 Los Angeles Raiders season
Head Coach Art Shell
Home Field Los Angeles Coliseum
Results
Record 8–8
Place 3rd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1988 1990

The 1989 Los Angeles Raiders season was the club’s 30th season in the NFL. Art Shell replaced Mike Shanahan, and in the process became the first black head coach in the NFL since Fritz Pollard coached the Akron Pros in 1921.[1] The club finished with an 8–8 record.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

TransactionsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

The Raiders stated the season with one win and three losses. After hiring Art Shell in Week 5, the Raiders won seven of their next ten games. The Raiders suffered road losses to the Seahawks and to the Giants, to be eliminated from playoff contention.

Against the Cincinnati Bengals, Bo Jackson scored a touchdown on a 92 yard run. He became the first player ever with two runs of 90 plus yards in a career.[2] Steve Wisniewski was the youngest player on the Raiders roster. At the age of 22, he was in the starting lineup at the Guard position. Steve Buerlein started seven games at quarterback and his best performance was against the New York Giants in week 16. Buerlein had 16 completions and 266 passing yards.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 10, 1989 San Diego Chargers W 40–14
40,237
2 September 17, 1989 at Kansas City Chiefs L 24–19
71,741
3 September 24, 1989 at Denver Broncos L 31–21
75,754
4 October 1, 1989 Seattle Seahawks L 24–20
44,319
5 October 9, 1989 at New York Jets W 14–7
68,040
6 October 15, 1989 Kansas City Chiefs W 20–14
40,453
7 October 22, 1989 at Philadelphia Eagles L 10–7
64,019
8 October 29, 1989 Washington Redskins W 37–24
52,781
9 November 5, 1989 Cincinnati Bengals W 28–7
51,080
10 November 12, 1989 at San Diego Chargers L 14–12
59,151
11 November 19, 1989 at Houston Oilers L 23–7
59,198
12 November 26, 1989 New England Patriots W 24–21
38,747
13 December 3, 1989 Denver Broncos W 16–13
87,560
14 December 10, 1989 Phoenix Cardinals W 16–14
41,785
15 December 17, 1989 at Seattle Seahawks L 23–17
61,076
16 December 24, 1989 at New York Giants L 34–17
70,306

StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Denver Broncos 1150.688362226
Kansas City Chiefs 871.531318286
Los Angeles Raiders 880.500315297
Seattle Seahawks 790.438241327
San Diego Chargers 6100.375266290

RosterEdit

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Mike Dyal, AFC Offensive Player of Week 13 (Caught 4 passes for 134 yards and 1 TD vs. Denver, caught 67 yard pass to send game into Overtime, caught 2 passes for 41 yards to set up game winning field goal.)[3]
  • Howie Long, AFC Pro Bowl selection

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.286
  2. 1990 NFL Pro Set trading card, Bo Jackson, Card No. 155, Pro Set Properties
  3. 1990 NFL Pro Set trading card, Mike Dyal, Card No. 151, Pro Set Properties
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Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Phoenix Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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