Found September 22, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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 interview aired on Monday Night Football, per Guiterrez.

“He told me he was going to get me. We’ve had conversations. I don’t know for what reason, but he told me he was going to get me.”

“Some theories had Davis angry that Allen wanted more carries and more money. Others had Davis jealous that Allen had become a bigger star than him in the team’s then-home of Los Angeles. The most scandalous, though, was the one whispered the loudest, and given legs in Murray Olderman’s new book, “Just Win, Baby, The Al Davis Story,” that Davis disapproved of Allen’s relationship with O.J. Simpson and his inner circle,” wrote Guiterrez.

Even though Allen has held a grudge all these years, it’s very classy of him to bury the hatchet and honor Davis in this way.


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