It's family day at Raiders training camp today. Here on 'who wore it best' it's always family day -- Raiders fam. Being that we are 35 days from the Raiders 2015 season opener, we look at one of the Raiders greats from the early days.
Who wore it best: RB Hewritt Dixon (1966-70)
Dixon joined the Raiders in 1966 after three years in Denver. Upon joining the Raiders, he would make three-straight AFL All-Star teams, the third of which he was named All Pro. In his second season with the team, the Raiders made the Super Bowl while sharing carries with Clem Daniels. Dixon came up big in the playoffs, rushing 21 times for 144 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' conference championship win over the Houston Oilers. He would then lead the Raiders in rushing in 1968 and 1970, making his fourth AFL All-Star team in 1970.
Who's wearing it now: CB Chimdi Chekwa
He was selected in the fourth round of the 2011 draft out of Ohio State. He has spent four seasons with the Raiders with four career starts. The team opted not to sign his RFA tender back in March and he became an unrestricted free agent. He signed on with the Patriots but was released after a couple months and the Raiders re-signed him in May. He has managed to hang around mostly as a special teamer and he will once again battle for a spot as cornerback depth.