While Raider -nation gets ready to watch the big boys play for real on the field, the gals on the sidelines gave a little taste of the NFL season ahead in Oakland this week.
The Raiderettes performed at Oakland's Fox Theater Thursday night. See photos to your left.
A $25 ticket got folks in the door so they could be the first to see this year's Raiderette calendar.
Bay Area, Raiderette spokeswoman Vandana Patelis told Bay City News the sqaud is "one of the two most prestigious cheerleading teams in the NFL." Adding their exposure continues to grow each year.
You could also pose with the ladies of the silver and black and yes they will be performing on stage.
This year's calendar features all 34 members of the squad who posed in beach and tropic scenes for the publication that is sure to be very popular among Raider fans.