Raiders Classics – The Raiders Last win in Chicago in 1993 

One of my favourite Raiders teams was the 1993 playoff team. They were a unique team that could beat you with the deep pass with their 5×100 team at WR , could pound the ball with a variety of backs or win with defence via their top tier Dline and Secondary. 

The Raiders would face the Bears in week 10 of the 1993 season. Both were fighting for wild card spots with the Raiders entering the game at a record of 4-3 and the Bears 3-4. The temperature was 28 degrees with a wind chill of minus 16 so this weather would negate the Raiders deep passing attack. 

On the day Hostetler would only complete 11 for 23 passes for 108 yards. However, the Raiders jumped out to a 13-0 lead using a three headed monster at RB consisting of Greg Robinson (12 carries 70 yards) , Steve Smith (15 carries for 51 yards) and Napoleon McCallum (9 Carries, 50 yards who had the teams lone TD which was set up by a 25 INT return by Eddie Anderson).  The 70 yards for Robinson were a career high for the rookie to that point in his career and McCallum’s 50 yards were his highest single game total since his rookie season of 1986. In the game the Raiders ran the ball a season high 39 times for a then season high 179 yards. 

The Bears clawed their way back into the game with a TD run by Neal Anderson then a 13 yard TD pass to Terry Obee from Jim Harbaugh. After the Obee TD the Bears then recovered an onside kick to set up the potential game winning drive. 

The Bears drove down the field and for a chip shot 30 yard FG by Kevin Butler, who at the time was one reliable kickers in the NFL. Butler shanked the kick and the Raiders would win the game 16-14 in another nail biting win which would help lead them to the 1993 playoffs! 

This was the Raiders last win in Chicago having lost 3 straight games in Chicago in the 30 years since. 

Below is the full version of the game which is followed by the NFL primetime highlights at the end of the video.