It’s official: Raiders file paperwork to move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders have made good on a threat that loomed over hometown fans for months, filing paperwork Thursday to move the NFL team to Las Vegas.

Nevada politicians unleashed gloating tweets as soon as National Football League officials confirmed the team’s application, but the news wasn’t well received in Oakland.

Read more here: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Raiders-file-paperwork-with-NFL-to-move-to-Las-10868996.php

15 comments
Anthony Frey
Anthony Frey

I'm sure it will pass. Cause chargers are moving to LA

Anson Ricord
Anson Ricord

And they're still gonna be sharing a stadium! LMAO

Paul Thurston
Paul Thurston

Haha no one watched them in LA or Oakland....now no one will watch them in LV. \U0001f602\U0001f602\U0001f602\U0001f602

Chari Chamberlain
Chari Chamberlain

I want season tickets i think it would be a great investment to sell to people coming through the town on nfl ticket exchange lol

Mike Lollis
Mike Lollis

Kiki Noel Weaver you know what that means!! Whenever they move, were all taking a trip to Las Vegas and going to a game!

RJ Maunton
RJ Maunton

Not official yet. A vote still needs to happen.

RJ Maunton
RJ Maunton

Perhaps. Still, it's misleading to say it's official.

David Arnold
David Arnold

RJ Maunton whats official is that they filed the paperwork to move

Chuck Glenn
Chuck Glenn

Theyll get the vote or they wouldnt of put in paperwork, theyve done their due dilligence, this is a good move for raiders.

RJ Maunton
RJ Maunton

The page edited their commentary. It originally said the Raiders are officially moving to Vegas.

Chari Chamberlain
Chari Chamberlain

Yeah they actually signed a 2 year contract in Okland while they wait for permission and prepare for the move...

Ray Chavarria
Ray Chavarria

The stadium still needs to be built, the move will happen in 2020.