The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders said Tuesday that the next six to eight weeks will be crucial in determining the project’s fate.
The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex including a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders said Friday that he’s submitted a detailed plan to city of Oakland and Alameda County officials.
It’s looking more and more like the Raiders and the Chargers will end up sharing a stadium in Southern California, and here are four main reasons why.
Carmen Policy, a former San Francisco 49ers executive who was hired to help oversee the Carson project, said Monday that the teams have agreed to shift divisions, if necessary, to make the project acceptable to the league.
Derek Carr completed three passes to Amari Cooper on an opening field-goal drive and the Oakland Raiders beat the St. Louis Rams 18-3 in their exhibition opener under new coach Jack Del Rio.
Beth Mowins has spent her accomplished career as a play-by-play announcer trying to tell the story, not be it. That will change Friday night when she becomes just the second woman play-by-play announcer ever for an NFL game.
The writing on the wall seems to be getting more legible, and it spells trouble for Oakland Raiders fans. NFL owners plan to meet in October to hear proposals from cities hoping to build new stadiums to keep their teams from relocating, and Oakland hasn’t been invited.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Chargers, Raiders and Rams understand the risks that go along with applying for relocation.
If the 49ers or Raiders end up representing the Bay Area in the Super Bowl next February behind an MVP performance by a local player they’ll dash the dreams of many, many NFL gamblers.
The Oakland Raiders have long seen futility in many aspects of the NFL, but they’ve quietly and slowly built a good team to change that. The draft selection of wide receiver Amari Cooper looks to not only add production, but excitement to an offense that has long been lacking.