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SCHEDULE SKINNY
Austin Murphy
September 01, 1997
Who says Al Davis has no friends in the league office? The Raiders open with six games against teams who missed the playoffs last year. If they can win, say, five of those, the Silver and Black might actually start selling out Oakland Coliseum.
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September 01, 1997

Schedule Skinny

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Who says Al Davis has no friends in the league office? The Raiders open with six games against teams who missed the playoffs last year. If they can win, say, five of those, the Silver and Black might actually start selling out Oakland Coliseum.

STRENGTH OF SCHEDULE

NFL rank: 22 (tie)
Opponents' 1996 winning percentage: .484
Games against playoff teams: 4

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