Former Raiders great Cliff Branch has died.
The wide receiver was known for his blazing speed, a trait that Al Davis cherished in his skilled players.
Branch was a part of the three Raiders teams that won Super Bowls.
He played 14 seasons, retiring after the 1985 season.
He still holds the team record for longest touchdown catch -- a 99 yard bomb from Jim Plunkett against the Washington Redskins in 1983.
He was selected to the pro bowl four times.
Branch was 71 years old.
Former Raiders wide receiver Cliff Branch dies at 71
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