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1972 Raiders Season
The 1972 Oakland Raiders are best remembered as the team that lost in the playoffs because of the Pittsburgh Steelers Immaculate Reception play. Does one play define a season? We look to answer that question in this episode as we go through a week-by-week summary of the 1972 Raiders NFL season. Learn what NFL record Jack Tatum set in Week 2 that still stands today.Embed from Getty Images
ABOVE: Marv Hubbard rushed for over 1,000 yards in 1972.
A Season of Change
The 1972 season in some ways marked a new era for the Raiders as they transitioned from the players that starred for them in the American Football League in the 1960s to stars that carried the franchise in the 1970s. The Raiders made the AFC Championship every year from 1973-1977 and narrowly missed out in 1972.
Hear the story behind the season we look at a team that owns a heartbreaking spot in NFL history.
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1972 RAIDERS TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Oakland Raider History
Raiders 1972 Quarterback
Longest fumble return in NFL history
Oilers Fan giving Monday Night Football the finger
1972 Pittsburgh Steelers defense
Ken Stabler scramble 1972 playoffs
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Photo of Daryle Lamonica in 1972.
1972 OAKLAND RAIDERS ROSTER
Head Coach: John Madden
Quarterback: Daryle Lamonica
Running Back: Marv Hubbard
Receivers: Fred Biletnikoff, Cliff Branch (rookie)
Tight End: Raymond Chester
Offensive Linemen: Jim Otto, Art Shell, Gene Upshaw
Defensive Line: Otis Sistrunk (rookie)
Linebacker: Phil Villapiano
Defensive Back: Willie Brown, Jack Tatum