"I think [Mark Davis] said pretty clearly that he'd like to stay in Oakland and he'd certainly like to stay in the East Bay, and we'd want to be helpful with him in that", York said.
The Raiders have legally binding options with the board to play at the Coliseum in 2017 and 2018, but Coliseum authority executive director Scott McKibben said he has no desire to house Mark Davis' team in 2019.
The Raiders will remain in Oakland for the next two seasons and potentially a third. The disgust reached new heights Tuesday when the Raiders sent an email to season ticket holders promoting the move to Sin City.
Both the Chargers and the Rams opted to pack their bags and ship out immediately. The new stadium in Inglewood, home to both franchises, is expected to be ready in time for the start of the 2019 National Football League season.
Adelson had pledged up to $650 million toward construction of the domed stadium but pulled his support in January after the team presented a lease proposal without his knowledge. Ain't many fan bases like the Raiders.
"While I am from California and would have loved playing in Oakland my whole career, I understand the business side of the NFL". I won't attend a game, and I'm not a diehard Raiders fan, but I do support the city of Oakland.
Schaaf even asked for a delay in Monday's vote, wanting to give her city a chance to negotiate with a small group of owners to complete a stadium deal at the Coliseum site. The first thing I want them all to know is that just remember, the 30 percent rule; 30 percent of the team changes so don't worry about what we're going to be doing two or three years from now.
Though, the Warriors are also leaving Oakland too, but they are staying in the Bay Area by relocating to San Francisco in 2019.
Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Yesterday City Council President Larry Reid was consulting lawyers to see if they could immediately kick the raiders out of the Coliseum. Kaval hopes that a new ballpark will draw more players toward Oakland, helping the A's back into contention.