Raiders News: Cliff Branch is inducted into the Hall of Fame

The Las Vegas Raiders have a rich history of Hall of Fame players dating back to 1960. The Raiders have 19 legends registered in Canton, Ohio, who played more than four years with the franchise.

One of the players missing from this list was Cliff Branch. He was one in three vital weapon superbowl championship teams in the ’70s and ’80s. When he retired, Branch ranked 11th all-time in receiving yards and 12th in receiving touchdowns.

Add three All-Pro selections, and it doesn’t make sense that Branch doesn’t have a gold jacket. Everything changed on Saturday, with Branch finally getting the respect he deserves.

It was a long overdue moment for Raider Nation. His sister Elaine Anderson’s heartfelt speech celebrated the life and legacy of one of the greatest to don silver and black.

It didn’t stop there for Raiders fans as Richard Seymour took the stage. It reminded us of one of the great Raider mottos, once a Raider, always a Raider.

With the 27-11 Hall of Fame victory and the celebration of former players, it was a successful weekend for all football fans.

In other Raiders links

Charles Woodson calls for Lester Hayes to be next: Lester Hayes doesn’t have a gold jacket but has Charles Woodson’s vote for the next player.

Davante Adams makes Chad Ochocinco emotional: The excellent routes by Davante Adams makes Ochocinco cry.

The Jon Gruden saga continues in the media: by Jon Gruden The agent says the former head coach’s leaked emails were a “successful job”.

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