The metropolis of the American South. Was an early contender for an AFL team. Didn’t get one of the initial eight spots, but when the Twin Cities dropped out, Atlanta was back in the running. They stayed in the running until the final vote that went to Oakland. Finally got an NFL team in 1966 with the Falcons.
The Raiders have an all-time regular season record of 7-7-0 vs teams based in the Atlanta area.
The Raiders have an all-time regular season record of 3-4-0 in games played in the Atlanta area.