R.I.P. Al Davis – A True NFL Pioneer

I’m not sure that many people truly understand the impact that Al Davis had on today’s NFL. The impact of his reclusiveness and crazy antics has certainly dulled the early reputation that he had as a pioneer and leader in both the NFL and AFL (American Football League).

Take a look at the few links below to understand what Davis did during his sixty years in professional football.

New York Times posting – October 8, 2011
Oakland Raiders History