08 April, 2017
The team's Twitter account is also touting NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's remarks, notable mainly because Goodell may be the most-hated man in football-among fans and players alike.
Also, some are curious if Oakland has any authority to terminate the lease agreement early, not even giving Davis and the team two seasons. However, if fans in Oakland are upset, owner Mark Davis doesn't seem too concerned. I support Mark Davis and whatever he must do, but I think there remains the opportunity to rescind this whole move.
The move - whenever it should inevitably take place - will end the Raiders' on-again, off-again relationship with the team's longtime home.
"That's like moving the Dallas Cowboys or moving the (Green Bay) Packers", Green said. In the meantime, they will play the 2017 season in Oakland and Davis said he hoped the team would play there as well in 2018 and 2019. I didn't like it when they left for L.
"I was more interested really in the fans in Oakland, and what a team means to the city", Ross said.More news: Akshay Kumar named best actor, 'Kasaav' best film at National Film Awards
Will the Raiders lose much of their home-field advantage because their fans feel betrayed? "They chose Las Vegas over a viable Oakland option".
The Raiders won't immediately move to Las Vegas since construction of their planned $1.9 billion domed stadium, near the Strip, isn't expected to be completed until 2020.
Pereira has been a season ticket holder since 1995 when the Raiders returned to Oakland from Los Angeles. On the day after raider nation got kicked in the gut, they received a notice from team officials.
The Davis family owned Raiders are now on the move again as the franchise that has been moved from Oakland, to Los Angeles, then back to Oakland, are now leaving for Las Vegas to start the 2019 season. I won't attend a game, and I'm not a diehard Raiders fan, but I do support the city of Oakland.
This is important because lets say for argument's sake, that the Raiders have an empty stadium in 2017. "No matter how good they do, Raiders stuff always sells".