1971 Oakland Raiders season

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1971 Oakland Raiders season
Head coach John Madden
Owner F. Wayne Valley
Home field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 8–4–2
Division place 2nd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1970 1972 >

The 1971 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 12th season. After winning the AFC West in 1970, the Raiders failed to make the playoffs as their main rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs, would win the division title.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1971 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1971 at New England Patriots L 20–6
55,405
2 September 26, 1971 at San Diego Chargers W 34–0
54,084
3 October 4, 1971 at Cleveland Browns W 34–20
84,285
4 October 10, 1971 at Denver Broncos W 27–16
51,200
5 October 17, 1971 Philadelphia Eagles W 34–10
54,615
6 October 24, 1971 Cincinnati Bengals W 31–27
54,699
7 October 31, 1971 Kansas City Chiefs T 20–20
54,715
8 November 7, 1971 at New Orleans Saints T 21–21
83,102
9 November 14, 1971 Houston Oilers W 41–21
54,705
10 November 21, 1971 San Diego Chargers W 34–33
54,681
11 November 28, 1971 Baltimore Colts L 37–14
54,689
12 December 5, 1971 at Atlanta Falcons L 24–13
58,850
13 December 12, 1971 at Kansas City Chiefs L 16–14
51,215
14 December 19, 1971 Denver Broncos W 21–13
54,651

Game notes[edit]

Week 2[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Raiders 3 3 14 14 34
Chargers 0 0 0 0 0

[1]


Week 4[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 3 3 14 7 27
Broncos 3 6 0 7 16


Week 14[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 3 0 0 10 13
Raiders 7 7 0 7 21


Standings[edit]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Kansas City Chiefs 10 3 1 .769 302 208
Oakland Raiders 8 4 2 .667 344 278
San Diego Chargers 6 8 0 .429 311 341
Denver Broncos 4 9 1 .308 203 275

[2]

Roster[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297