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Let's Encourage Fathers Who Are Oakland Raiders, in NFL and All Fathers

Honor Warren Wells TheTorch@dbintayaelSenior Writer IIJune 19, 2011

It may not surprise you that the old saying is true in many instances: the fruit does not fall far from the tree.

Well, after doing a little research, it was discovered that there are many NFL families, and the focus in this article is to list those who have played for the Oakland Raiders.

Here is a list for you to peruse. How many of these guys do you remember? Stefen Wisniewski is at the top of the list because he is a member of the current Raiders roster, and his father and uncle have influenced him.

61

Wisniewski, Stefen

C

6-3

315

22

R

Penn State

 

 

 

ADAMS

 

 

Sam, Sr.

G

1972-80 New England Patriots

Sam, Jr.

DT

1994-99 Seattle Seahawks, 2000-01 Baltimore Ravens, 2002 Oakland Raiders, 2003-2005 Buffalo Bills, 2006 Cincinnati Bengals, 2007 Denver Broncos

CANNON

 

 

Billy

TE-RB-WR

1960-63 Houston Oilers, 1964-69 Oakland Raiders, 1970 Kansas City Chiefs

Billy

LB

1984 Dallas Cowboys

                       
Grayson 

 

 

Dave

DB

1961-64 Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs, 1965-70 Oakland Raiders

David

LB

1987-90 Cleveland Browns, 1991 San Diego Chargers

IRONS

 

 

Gerald

LB

1970-75 Oakland Raiders, 1976-79 Cleveland Browns

Grant

DE

2002 Buffalo Bills, 2003-06 Oakland Raiders

 

 

 

LOTT/NECE

 

 

Ronnie Lott

S-CB

1981-90 San Francisco 49ers, 1991-92 Los Angeles Raiders, 1993-94 New York Jets

Ryan Nece

LB

2002-present Tampa Bay Buccaneers *

 

 

 

MARINOVICH

 

 

Marv

LB

1965 Oakland Raiders

Todd

QB

1991-92 Los Angeles Raiders

MC CLOUGHAN

 

 

Kent

CB

1965-70 Oakland Raiders

Dave

DB

1991 Indianapolis Colts, 1992 Green Bay Packers, 1993 Seattle Seahawks

 

 

 

SMITH

 

 

 

Charlie

RB

1968-74 Oakland Raiders, 1975 San Diego Chargers

 

Kevin

TE

1992-95 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 1996 Green Bay Packers

 

TUIASOSOPO

 

 

Manu

DT

1979-83 Seattle, 1984-86 San Francisco

Marques

QB

2001-06 Oakland Raiders, 2007 New York Jets, 2008 Oakland Raiders *

Zach

RB

2007 Philadelphia Eagles

WASHINGTON

 

 

Ted

LB

1973-82 Houston Oilers

Ted

NT-DE

1991-93 San Francisco 49ers, 1994 Denver Broncos, 1995-00 Buffalo Bills, 2001-02 Chicago Bears, 2003 New England Patriots, 2004-05 Oakland Raiders, 2006-07 Cleveland Browns

WILLIAMS

 

 

Howie

DB

1962-63 Green Bay Packers, 1963 San Francisco 49ers, 1964-69 Oakland Raiders

Gardner

DB

1984 Detroit Lions

WYATT

 

 

Alvin

CB

1970 Oakland Raiders, 1971-72 Buffalo Bills, 1973 Houston Oilers

Antwuan

WR

1997 Philadelphia Eagles

Clearly, it's a family affair for some fathers, uncles and extended family members when it comes to aiming to play for the Oakland Raiders and the NFL. 

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