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Honor The Seniors, Then an Answer To Our Plea, Oakland Raiders

By Damali Binta Yael On February - 28 - 2010

It is so difficult, sometimes, to both honor a senior person, and then do what you believe is right for your own situation, career, or even the Oakland Raiders.

I am convinced that a balance is needed in order not to upset the apple cart in life.

I know this to be true because I have dealt with the situation and, to some extent, I am dealing with it now in my family life.

So many people have acidic criticisms of Al Davis. Some say he is out of touch, when, in fact, they have never touched anything near to his career or NFL experiences.

Somehow, someway, we in Raider Nation have got to find a balance. There has to be a place where we can honor the great things accomplished by the great men, like, for example, Al Davis, but adjust and adapt a style and philosophy for success which catapults the Oakland Raiders up the statistical charts, and into an arena of more honor.

Let's just say that some of us are from the old school. We were taught the first commandment of promise:

"Honor thy mothe...

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