A Look Back At Those Who Have Lit The Torch This Season


Equipment Manager Bob Romanski

The Oakland Raiders have played at home eight times this season (including preseason) and prior to kickoff it's tradition that the Al Davis Memorial Torch is lit to honor him. The team has featured a multitude of former Raider greats and members of the organization who have been given the opportunity to light the torch in front of Raider Nation. Each participant has expressed their utmost gratitude and appreciation toward the Davis family and the organization.

Let's take a look back at those who have lit the memorial torch.

**Former Raiders guard and Super Bowl XI Champion George Buehler honors Davis.


**The Oakland Police Department was in attendance to light the memorial torch.


**Twelve-year Raiders running back Pete Banaszak was at the Coliseum in Week 2 to commemorate Davis.


**Raiders running back Mark van Eeghen helped spark the memorial flame.


**Former Oakland Raiders tackle Henry Lawrence honors Davis.


**Pro Bowl defensive lineman Otis Sistrunk lit the torch on Sunday Night Football in front of Raider Nation.


Olympic Champion and activist Tommie Smith made the trip to Mexico City to light the memorial torch.

The fire that burns the brightest in the Raiders organization is the will to win.

Olympic champion Tommie Smith lights the torch in Mexico. pic.twitter.com/EocNkNKEoB — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) November 22, 2016

**Former Raiders linebacker Monte Johnson paid tribute to his former coach in Week 12.


**Longtime equipment manager Bob Romanski was afforded the opportunity to light the torch.


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