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November 5, 1961


• The Raiders beat the Bills, 31-22, in Buffalo for their second win of the season

• Oakland’s first offensive play of the game was an 85-yard touchdown pass from Tom Flores to Charley Fuller

• The Raiders trailed at the half, but scored 17 second-half points to get the win

• Flores completed 14 of 24 passes for 271 yards, 3 touchdowns, and no interceptions

• The game was not broadcast by radio back in the Bay Area as KFRC Radio couldn’t get a sponsor

Injury Updates

• Linebacker Tom Louderback left the game for a time with an unspecified head injury, but returned late in the contest

• Wide receiver Charlie Hardy left the game in the fourth quarter after a hard hit from behind

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