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Most teams that finish 5-11 do so quietly. They bother scarcely anyone, threaten even fewer and after chalking it up to "the breaks," they slink off to their respective caves and aren't heard from again until July.

That wouldn't be like the Raiders. They always make news. Maybe that's because they regularly bother people, including themselves. They threaten, they bicker, they make moves that make headlines, they get arrested, they get shot. In short, they are the dysfunctional family no one can ignore. The 2004 season was no different. It started with the hiring of an all-new staff to replace the... Recommended Stories

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