The 1976 Raiders won their quarter final matchup against the 1999 Rams in NFL.com's "Greatest Team of All Time" competition...BARELY.
To make it to the semis, the '76 Raiders have beaten the '66 Packers, the '93 Cowboys, the '78 Steelers, and the '99 Rams. Two rounds to go for the Championship of All-Time!
Here's an article about their win in the Quarter-Finals.http://www.silverandblackpride.com/2012/3/27/2905432/76-oakland-raiders-head-to-g-o-a-t-final-four
The semi-final voting round has begun, pitting the 1976 Raiders against the 1985 Bears to earn a spot against either the 2000 Ravens or the 1984 49ers in the final.The Bears are currently leading the Raiders in the voting 54% to 46%
, so VOTE NOW!
Click on the '76 Raiders vs '85 Bears bracket (at the link below), then drag the slider towards the Raiders helmet.Vote here, as many times as you'd like, on NFL.com:http://www.nfl.com/features/bracketology/alltimeteams?round=5
I had to refresh my browser window after voting the 1st time, before it would let me vote again.
They have a video you can watch, where they analyze the hypothetical matchup...and it wasn't bad....except naturally they gave their opinions that the '85 Bears would have won the matchup.
Semi-Final voting lasts till 5pm Eastern Time tomorrow, Wednesday March 28th.... then the Finals voting ends on Friday March 30th, at 5pm Eastern.