Weekend Recap

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George Blanda Honored

It was a busy weekend for the Raiders family as former quarterback and placekicker George Blanda was honored at the inaugural Gridiron Gold ceremony Saturday in downtown Pittsburgh, Penn.

Blanda, along with five other local quarterbacks, were honored for their achievements on the football field as well as their dedication to Western Pennsylvania.

During his career in Silver and Black, Blanda appeared in 126 games, completing 119 passes for 1,835 yards and 23 touchdowns and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1981.

The other five quarterbacks honored were Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath and Johnny Unitas.

The Most Interesting Punter in the NFL

Marquette King proved once again this weekend that he's the most interesting punter in the NFL.

Take a look at what he's up to now by checking out the Raiders Instagram account, here.

The Silver and Black Bring Home the Hardware

Silver & Black Productions was also honored this weekend at the 44th Annual Northern California Emmy Awards, receiving an Emmy in the Arts/Entertainment-Program/Special category for their show Destined for Canton.

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