Found September 23, 2012 on CJ Sports NFL Talk:

Former Raider Marcus Allen To Light Al Davis Memorial Flame -

More than 20 years after Raiders owner Al Davis decided to park running back Marcus Allen on the bench until his contract expired, Allen will attend a Raiders game. Paul Gutierrez of reports that Allen will light the flame that honors the long-time owner’s memory, prior to their game against the Steelers. It’s happening at the behest of Mark Davis, Al’s son. The development comes years after something happened to drive a wedge between the two men that never was resolved before Davis died last year. “He told me he was going to get me,” Allen said in 1992. “We’ve had conversations. I don’t know for what reason, but he told me he was going to get me.” In 2010, Davis declined to delve into the details. “I’m not going to tell you,” Davis told Ice Cube, who put together a documentary on the team. “It’s a deeper story than you even dream, that I was well aware of, and I just got a certain approach to life.” The truth still isn’t known (it’s believed in some circles that Davis didn’t approve of Allen’s friendship with O.J. Simpson — which would make Davis a genius), but it’s great to see Allen let bygones be bygones. 

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Marcus Allen will light flame in honor of Al Davis before Sunday’s game

It looks like the feud between the former Raiders running back Marcus Allen and the late Al Davis is coming to an end. According to Paul Guiterrez of, Allen will light the team’s ceremonial flame in honor of Davis before this Sunday’s game against the Steelers. “What do you think about a guy that has attempted to ruin your career?” Allen said in 1992, in an...

Allen, Raiders reunite after years of turmoil

The long-running feud between Marcus Allen and the Raiders is over. In a symbolic move after years of separation and harsh words, Allen lit the eternal flame honoring late owner Al Davis before Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Davis' son, Mark, says Allen's return ''meant a lot to my mom.'' He also says Allen ''was the absolute true...

Allen part of ceremony to honor Davis

Former Los Angeles Raiders running back Marcus Allen will light the ceremonial flame in honor of late team owner Al Davis before Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Comcast Sports Net Bay Area reported Friday. Allen is appearing at the ceremony at the request of Raiders owner Mark Davis (Al Davis' son), who took over the team after Al Davis died last year. ...
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