We interrupt today's honoring of Ken Stabler to put another number on the board in our countdown to the Raiders' season opener. Today it's number 65. And we give notice to another offensive lineman who was a key cog in the Raiders' dominance in the early 80s.
Who wore it best: OG Mickey Marvin (1977-87)
Marvin was drafted by the Raiders in the 4th round the year after they had won their first Super Bowl. He took over at right guard for George Bueler and the Raiders didn't miss a beat. Marvin was a staple at right guard for a decade, helping the Raiders to win two more Super Bowls. He spent his entire 11-year career with the Raiders.
Who's wearing it now: OT Dan Kistler
Kistler joined the Raiders in 2014 as an undrafted free agent out of Montana. He was placed on the practice squad last season and is now back trying once again to win a spot on the roster out of camp. This offseason, he has been working primarily as the third team right tackle behind Menelik Watson and Austin Howard. Odds are whoever loses the battle between Watson and Howard for the starting right tackle job will be the backup. This makes Kistler a real longshot to get a roster spot. But there's always the chance at another go on the practice squad and as long as he's still around, he is one step away from the regular season roster.