The Raiders will play the Seattle Seahawks on Oct. 14, 2018 at Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, the NFL announced Jan. 18. Oakland will host a game outside the U.S. for a third straight year and the fourth time in five years. The Raiders played in Mexico City the past two seasons and hosted a game in London in 2014.
2018 NFL Draft Order
The Raiders will have the ninth or 10th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft according to published reports.
The 49ers and Raiders each finished with 6-10 records and had identical strength of schedule numbers (.512), so they will flip a coin to determine their selection order.
2018 Raiders' Opponents
With a 6-10 record and a third-place finish in the AFC West, the Raiders will play the following opponents during the 2018 season:
Home — Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers.
Away — Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers
Dates and kickoff times will be announced by the league in late April before the NFL Draft.
AFL Lives On
The Raiders are among eight NFL franchises that began play in 1960 as original members of the American Football League.
Along with the Raiders, the other seven AFL originals are:
Buffalo Bills, Boston Patriots (New England Patriots), Denver Broncos, Dallas Texans (Kansas City Chiefs), Houston Oilers (Tennessee Titans), Los Angeles Chargers (San Diego Chargers) and New York Titans (New York Jets).
To read about the history of the AFL, please click below on the AFL logo:
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