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December 9, 1961


• The Patriots beat the Raiders, 35-21, at Candlestick Park

• Former Raider quarterback Babe Parilli threw three touchdown passes against his old team

• The Patriots outgained the Raiders in net yards rushing, 207 to 27, and earned 29 first downs to the Raiders’ 14

• Line coach Bob Maddock was not with the team during the game as he was on a tour scouting college players

• 49ers receiver RC “Alley Oop” Owens, who was playing out his option and was rumored to be interested in joining the Raiders, attended the game as a guest of former owner Harvey Binns

Injury Updates

• Receivers Charlie Hardy and Charley Fuller, whose status for the game was in doubt because of injury, each played in the game

• Halfback Wayne Crow, dealing with a knee injury, entered the game only to punt

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