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About theoaklandraiders

Oakland Raiders fan since mid 2009, when I noticed the Raiders on TV during a visit to my wife's family in Ohio. By the end of the game versus the Bengals I had become a fanatical fan and haven't missed a game since...

Raiders stadium update: Don’t forget about Oakland

Photo via Marcio Jose Sanchez (AP Photo)

With the NFL owners vote only a few days away (expected to be Monday), everyone believes this to be the last few days of the “Oakland” Raiders existence.  Despite the local media being skeptical of the move, the national media has run away with the idea that the Raiders are guaranteed to leave Oakland.

However, everyone needs to calm down. Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has released a detail stadium plan, with drawings of the stadium development, and a plan on how Oakland will resolve every issue that the NFL has brought to their attention from the prior stadium plans.

We will have to see what the NFL thinks about these plans made by mayor…

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