Looking back at the rivalry between Seahawks and Raiders

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The Seattle Times

RENTON, Wash. — Sunday marks the just second time the Raiders have played a regular-season game in Seattle in 16 years, a fact that only accentuates how visits from the Silver and Black used to be a highlight — if not THE highlight — of every Seahawk season. “For me, and I think for all of my teammates at the time, that was the game,” said Steve Raible, who has been part of the team’s radio broadcast crew for 40 years and was a receiver for the team from its first year in 1976 until 1981. “They were the rivalry. We hated them and they hated us.” That hatred has dissipated the last 20 years fol…

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