"In memory of, and in tribute to, Al Davis..."

Since a week after his passing in 2011, a torch in memory of, and in tribute to, Al Davis, who declared that, "The fire that burns brightest in the Raider organization is the will to win," is lit prior to every home game.

Longtime Oakland Raiders athletic trainer H. Rod Martin was afforded the opportunity to light the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the Raiders 18-3 preseason victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Former Raiders wide receiver and longtime team executive Morris Bradshaw was afforded the opportunity to light the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the Raiders preseason matchup with the Arizona Cardinals at O.co Coliseum.

Members of Ken Stabler's family lit the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the Oakland Raiders 2015 season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. Stabler, the Raiders all-time leading passer, died in July 2015.

Former Raiders defensive end and first round draft pick Art Thoms was afforded the opportunity to light the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the Raiders win over the Ravens in Week 2. Thoms played for the Raiders from 1969-75.

The family of former Raiders executive Al LoCasale lit the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the game against the Denver Broncos. LoCasale worked for more than 50 years in football at every level, including 34 with the Silver and Black. LoCasale retired in 2003. Al Davis had a six-decade association with LoCasale, dating back to when the two were at the University of Southern California in the late 1950s.

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whents, Casey Nice of the Alameda County Sheriff's Department, Paramedics Plus Director of Operations Jerry Johnston and Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed lit the torch in honor of Al Davis as the Raiders honored First Responders prior to their win over the Jets.

Representatives of the United States Marine Corps (1st Sgt. Bryan Campbell), Navy (AO1 Jose Santillano), Air Force (Master Sgt. Michael Compean), Army (Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Reed) and Coast Guard (Master Chief Steven Fields) lit the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Hall of Fame tight end Dave Casper lit the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to an AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs. Casper caught 255 passes for 3,294 yards and 35 TDs in three stints with the Raiders.

Former Raiders wide receiver Warren Wells lit the torch in honor of Al Davis prior to the Raiders game against the Green Bay Packers. Wells played for the Raiders from 1967-70 and caught 156 passes for 3,634 yards and 42 touchdowns.

Raiders fan Ross Woody won the 2015 Raider Nation Tailgate Challenge. He earned the opportunity to light the torch in honor of Al Davis rpior to the regular season finale against San Diego.

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