1998 Oakland Raiders season

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1998 Oakland Raiders season
Head coach Jon Gruden
General manager Al Davis
Owner Al Davis
Home field Network Associates Coliseum
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers Darrell Russell, DT
Steve Wisniewski, G
Charles Woodson, CB

The 1998 Oakland Raiders season was their 39th in the league. They improved upon their previous season's output of 4–12, winning eight games.[1] This was the team's fifth consecutive season in which they failed to qualify for the playoffs.

The season saw the Raiders draft Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson. He made an immediate impact and was named to the Pro Bowl following the season.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

1998 Oakland Raiders draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 4 Charles Woodson *  Cornerback Michigan
1 23 Mo Collins  Guard Florida form Tampa Bay
2 31 Leon Bender  Defensive tackle Washington State
3 63 Jon Ritchie  Fullback Stanford
4 109 Gennaro DiNapoli  Guard Virginia Tech from Washington
5 127 Jeremy Brigham  Tight end Washington
5 152 Travian Smith  Linebacker Oklahoma
      Made roster  

Staff[edit]

1998 Oakland Raiders Coaching Staff

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

Roster[edit]

1998 Oakland Raiders final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends


Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1998 at Kansas City Chiefs L 28–8
78,945
2 September 13, 1998 New York Giants W 20–17
40,545
3 September 20, 1998 Denver Broncos L 34–17
56,578
4 September 27, 1998 at Dallas Cowboys W 13–12
63,544
5 October 4, 1998 at Arizona Cardinals W 23–20
52,178
6 October 11, 1998 San Diego Chargers W 7–6
42,467
7 Bye
8 October 25, 1998 Cincinnati Bengals W 27–10
40,089
9 November 1, 1998 at Seattle Seahawks W 31–18
66,246
10 November 8, 1998 at Baltimore Ravens L 13–10
69,037
11 November 15, 1998 Seattle Seahawks W 20–17
51,527
12 November 22, 1998 at Denver Broncos L 40–14
75,325
13 November 29, 1998 Washington Redskins L 29–19
41,409
14 December 6, 1998 Miami Dolphins L 27–17
61,254
15 December 13, 1998 at Buffalo Bills L 44–21
62,002
16 December 20, 1998 at San Diego Chargers W 17–10
60,716
17 December 26, 1998 Kansas City Chiefs L 31–24
52,679

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(1) Denver Broncos 14 2 0 .875 501 309 W1
Oakland Raiders 8 8 0 .500 288 356 L1
Seattle Seahawks 8 8 0 .500 372 310 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 7 9 0 .438 327 363 W1
San Diego Chargers 5 11 0 .313 241 342 L5

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