Some Raiders fans feel 'betrayed' over team moving to Las Vegas
- Author: Julie Sanders Mar 29, 2017,
Mar 29, 2017, 9:00
But if the situation becomes messier between the city and the Raiders - a likely bet - York may be willing to offer Davis a life raft at Levi's Stadium. "This gives us the ability to achieve that". Based on statements released from the university Monday, it appears the Raiders will share the new stadium with their pre-existing college counterpart. The moves led to the building of "Qwest Field" which is now known CenturyLink (and was just called Seahawks Stadium for the first year, I believe).
The Oakland Raiders are relocating to Sin City. eventually. "We all need to bring positive energy everyday as we focus on things that we can control".
The plan is for the Raiders to continue to playing in Oakland for two or three more years while their stadium in Nevada is being built.
- Schaaf: "I am glad we stood firm in refusing to use public money to subsidize stadium construction and that we did not capitulate to their unreasonable and unwarranted demand that we choose between our baseball and football franchises".
"We did see Raider Nation in full force this past year". The Raiders would go on to win the AFL the following season but lose to Green Bay 33-14 in the second Super Bowl. The Raiders will not have to pay as much for a move to Las Vegas-somewhere between $325 and $375 million.
"Today will forever change the landscape of Las Vegas and UNLV football", said Steve Sisolak, chairman of the Clark County Commission and a former member of a panel appointed by the Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to study the stadium tax funding plan.
She also asked for owners to conduct a secret ballot on the vote. But that letter was "filled with uncertainty", according to Goodell.
"I'm not sure there's one, because they were all the same - miserable, " said Elway, whose Broncos were 5-1 in Oakland during his six seasons as general manager. "I love Oakland, I love the fans in Oakland".
Schaaf said the city presented a $1.3 billion plan for a stadium that would be ready by 2021.
"I was more interested really in the fans in Oakland, and what a team means to the city", Ross said.
Odds are good the Raiders would have a new stadium before any decision was finally made.
"This time, they're leaving California, so it's an even bigger adventure for us".
Originally when we discussed the move a couple of months ago, it was thought the Raiders could move in time for the 2019 season. The mayor and her team have worked incredibly hard to save the franchise. The Raiders received 31 of 32 votes to approve the move.
- Mark Davis, thanking Sheldon Adelson for his "vision". We think the fans in the East Bay and Bay Area are tremendous. "It was the last one in the league like that by many years".