Tales from the Oakland Raiders Sideline A Collection of the Greatest Raiders Stories Ever Told Tom Flores, Matt Fulks, Jim Plunkett
 
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It’s almost impossible to talk about Oakland football without bringing up the name of the consummate Raider, Tom Flores. Legendary for both his skills on the field and his coaching guidance from the sideline, Flores has been an integral part of the Raiders organization since its inception in 1960. Now Flores shares the greatest stories and anecdotes from his time with the team in the newly updated edition of Tales from the Oakland Raiders Sideline. Flores relives the heart-stopping thrills and adrenaline-surging passion of Super Bowl XV and Super Bowl XVIII, and provides behind-the-scenes humor from greats such as former coach and owner Al Davis and coach Eddie Erdelatz. Flores also shares tales of other Raiders greats such as Billy Cannon, Jim Otto, John Matuszak, Bo Jackson, and more. Without a doubt this is a must-have for any Raiders fan.
TitleTales from the Oakland Raiders Sideline
SubtitleA Collection of the Greatest Raiders Stories Ever Told
AuthorTom Flores, Matt Fulks, Jim Plunkett
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSports Publishing
Published3 October 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781683581390
Pages192
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.

About the author

Tom Flores spent thirty-five years in the NFL in various capacities. He played for the Oakland Raiders from 1960 to 1961, and again from 1963 to 1966, and was an assistant coach for four years. He was then head coach for the Raiders from 1979 to 1987, during which he compiled a regular-season record of 83–53 and won two Super Bowl championships. He was nominated for the National Football Hall of Fame in 2001 and currently does radio color commentary for the Raiders. Flores and his wife, Barbara, have twin sons, Mark and Scott, a daughter, Kim, and four grandchildren.
Matt Fulks started his journalism career while attending Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Since then he has been involved in every form of media, including work with WSMV-TV (Nashville’s NBC affiliate), WAKM radio, and the Review-Appeal newspaper. He is also the author or coauthor of fifteen other books, including Behind the Stats: Tennessee’s Coaching Legends and Super Bowl Sunday, which he compiled in association with CBS Sports.
Jim Plunkett was the 1970 Heisman Trophy winner out of Stanford. After graduating, he was drafted by the New England Patriots. He arrived in Oakland in 1978 and stayed with the Raiders until retiring in 1986, having led the team to two Super Bowl victories (XV and XVIII). Plunkett was named MVP of Super Bowl XV and won the 1980 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.

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