those watching loved him or hated him, Raiders managing general partner
Al Davis was always must-see TV. There was no gray area in the emotions
that he evoked, especially with those whose lives he touched.
you hear Al Davis' name mentioned, people want to take sides," former
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw said. "Right or wrong,
good or bad, if you look at the history of the league and you look at
how the league has changed, when you look at who the personalities that
are involved in that change, you're going to find Al Davis."
have ever been as reviled by some and revered by others as was Davis,
who died Saturday at age 82. But the ever-polarizing Davis always kept
his gaze on the football field, not what others were saying about him.
don't know what my legacy is," Davis once said. "That's not for me to
say. You'll have to ask others about that. I care more about winning
than my legacy." (MORE>>>)