Raider Nation Celebrates MNF

Raider Nation was "ready for some football" outside the coliseum Monday night for the team's home opener.

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Raider Nation was "ready for some football" Monday night for the team's home opener.
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Lots of face paint is needed for a Raider game.
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Not everyone had a ticket, but that didn't stop them from celebrating their team.
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They wanted to behead the Chargers.
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Everyone was ready to mug for the camera.
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Tailgating is part of the Raider Nation ritual
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Raider flags were flying high
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We don't know how any vendors sell food inside when you realize how much is consumed outside.
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Luke, I'm not your Father!
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Many vehicles are dedicated to the Raiders
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The weather was perfect for the home opener
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You think this owner just might be a Raider fan?
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I'm thinking this helmet is headed to the Black Hole
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These guys too
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So, I'm wondering what could possibly be inside those cups?!!
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Who says Raider fans aren't classy?!
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From this photo, it's clear that the team isn't the only draw.
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Black and white were the two acceptable colors
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Lots of face paint is also used by fans
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He may look scary, but this guys probably has a heart of gold
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