Breaking news today, the Oakland Raiders have officially announced their move to Las Vegas, NFL owners approved for the Oakland Raiders move to Vegas with a 31-1 vote.
A move to Las Vegas will mark the team’s second departure from Oakland, following the Raiders’ move to Los Angeles 35 years ago.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodwell said about the move,
“We believe we, and the Raiders, have worked earnestly for over a decade to find a viable option in Oakland,We believe we went the extra mile to find that solution in Oakland. I wanted to thank Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for her effort to find a viable solution. … we’re particularly disappointed for the fans. We worked as tirelessly and as hard as we could to try to find that solution. We just couldn’t get that done.”
With this being official, the Raiders will be playing their 2017 season in Oakland, for the last time before the big move to Las Vegas.
Once they do move, it’s a rumor they’ll be playing in the Levi Stadium alongside the San Francisco 49ers. and if they get their own arena, all will still be good because Jack Del Rio and his Raiders main goal is to become greater and finally win themselves a Super Bowl ring, something that hasn’t been dome since 1984 with head coach, John Madden. Only time will tell the Raiders thirty two year journey to win another Super Bowl ring.
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