Chiefs & Raiders: A history of players/coaches changing sides

The Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday came to terms with former Oakland Raiders cornerback Stanford Routt. According to sources, Routt will receive $6.5 million in guarantees and will make $11 million in 2012 as part of a three-year deal. This is not the first time a player or coach has traded-in their colors in this fierce rivalry. Here’s a look at some that joined the enemy in the past: Harvey Williams, RB (From KC to OAK) In 1993, Los...

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Cotto: Top Five Raiders that belong in the Hall of Fame

For a third straight year, the Hall of Fame committee bypassed former Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown for induction. There’s no denying he’s a hall of famer and will eventually get in… But, when? None of the six men elected; Curtis Martin, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Willie Roaf, Dermontti Dawson, and senior selection Jack Butler, were wide receivers. Cris Carter and Andre Reed, both who were on the finalist...

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A look back at all the Raiders in the NFL Hall of Fame (pt. 2)

In this two part series, SBReport.net takes a look at the nineteen Raiders that have been selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Howie Long – Defensive Lineman – Inducted: 2000 In 13-seasons, Long was one of the league’s most versatile linemen, equally adept at end or tackle. An eight-time Pro Bowl selection and Super Bowl champion (XVIII), Long was fierce as a Raider and could’ve played in any era of...

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A look back at all the Raiders in the NFL Hall of Fame (pt. 1)

In this two part series, SBReport.net takes a look at the nineteen Raiders that have been selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Jim Otto – Center – Inducted: 1980 You can call him Mr. Raider. Otto joined the newfound Raiders in 1960 and the team never saw another center along the offensive line for 15-campaigns. He was a nine-time AFL All-Star, three-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time All-Pro. Till...

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Raiders: Fans give their thoughts on twitter about HOF finalist Tim Brown

Former Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown is among 17 finalist to be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012. The 44-member selection committee will meet on Feb. 4 in Indianapolis, the day before Super Bowl XLVI, to pick who will in inducted with other immortals in Canton. Brown, the Silver & Black’s 6th overall pick in the 1988 draft, played 16-years for the Raiders. He was a...

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