Al Davis Through the Years: 1984-2011

Legendary, controversial Raiders owner Al Davis has died.

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22 Jan 1984: Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis looks on during Super Bowl XVIII against the Washington Redskins at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Raiders won the game, 38-9.
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22 Jan 1984: Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis looks on during Super Bowl XVIII against the Washington Redskins at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Raiders won the game, 38-9.
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 8: Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis walks on the field during the game against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium on December 8, 1985 in Denver, Colorado. The Raiders won in overtime 17-14. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 2: Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis walks on the field before the game against the Denver Broncos at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 2, 1986 in Los Angeles, California. The Broncos won 21-10. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
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3 Oct 1989: Coach Art Shell and owner Al Davis of the Los Angeles Raiders shake hands in Los Angeles, California.
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1990: Owner Alex Spanos of the San Diego Chargers (left) talks with owner Al Davis of the Los Angeles Raiders. Mandatory Credit: Allsport /Allsport
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31 Oct 1993: Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis looks on during a game against the San Diego Chargers at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Chargers won the game, 30-23. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport
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SACRAMENTO, CA - MAY 18: Al Davis, owner of the NFL Los Angeles Raiders, shares a laugh with Sacramento Surge owner Fred Anderson at the Sacramento Surge game against the London Monarchs on May 18, 1991 at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento, California. The Monarchs won 45-21. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
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20 Dec 1992: Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis looks on during a game against the San Diego Chargers at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Chargers won the game, 34-14. Mandatory Credit: Ken Levine /Allsport
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13 Oct 1996: Owner and President Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders stands in attentio as he salutes the American Flag during the singing of the National Anthem before the Raiders 37-21 victory over the Lions at Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Californi
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17 Aug 1994: President and general manager Al Davis of the Los Angeles Raiders watches his team during a workout during training camp in El Segundo, California. Mandatory Credit: Gary Newkirk/ALLSPORT
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16 Aug 1997: Owner Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders watches his team during a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won the game 18-16.
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23 Aug 1998: Owner Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Colesium in Oakland, California. The Cardinals defeated the Raiders 21-14.
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3 Dec 2000: A close up of Owner Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders as he smiles and looks on during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers defeated the Raiders 21-20.Mandatory Credit: Tom Pidgeon /Allsport
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18 Nov 2001: A close up of Owner Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders looking on during the game against the San Diego Chargers at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders defeated the Chargers 35-28.Mandatory Credit: Donald Miralle /Allsport
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Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones enter an election meeting in suburban Chicago August 8, 2006. The owners named Roger Goodell to succeed retiring commissioner Paul Tagliabue. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 23: Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis (R) introduces newly hired head coach Lane Kiffin during a press conference January 23, 2007 in Oakland, California. Kiffin, a 31 year-old offensive coordinator from the University of Southern California, was named as the new head coach to replace Art Shell who was fired after going 2-14 for the season. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 19: Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis watches his team warm up prior to the start of the AFC Championship game against the Tennessee Titans at Network Associates Coliseum on January 19, 2003 in Oakland, California. The Raiders defeated the Titans 41-24, sending them on to the NFL title game for the first time since 1984. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis speaks during a press conference to announce the firing of head coach Lane Kiffin of the Oakland Raiders at thier training facility on Septemer 30, 2008 in Alameda, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 18: Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis speaks to reporters after introducing Hue Jackson as the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders on January 18, 2011 in Alameda, California. Hue Jackson was introduced as the new coach of the Oakland Raiders, replacing the fired Tom Cable. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 18: A bandage is seen on the forehead of Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis as he speaks during a press conference on January 18, 2011 in Alameda, California. Hue Jackson was introduced as the new coach of the Oakland Raiders, replacing the fired Tom Cable. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 18: Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis speaks during a press conference on January 18, 2011 in Alameda, California. Hue Jackson was introduced as the new coach of the Oakland Raiders, replacing the fired Tom Cable. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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