Draymond Green tells Raiders fans to boycott Oakland, which sure is rich

Draymond Green tells Raiders fans to boycott Oakland, which sure is rich

Draymond Green tells Raiders fans to boycott Oakland, which sure is rich

Every NFL team owner save one voted Monday to relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.

"My first reaction was shock", said long-time Raiders fan Brennen Scarborough on his reaction to the news. The Warriors will be leaving Oakland, but they are only moving across the bay to San Francisco.

Shortly thereafter, the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum had quickly become the worst revenue-sucking facility in the NFl.

Oakland Raiders running back Taiwan Jones (22) runs toward the end zone to score on a touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

Oakland City Council President Larry Reid said he will consult with attorneys to see if they can force the Raiders out of the Coliseum early. "I know that's an incredibly naïve thing to say, but I believe that". "Although I agree with Stephen Ross".

According to the Raiders, the $1.9 billion building will include a "state-of-the-art venue retractable doors, and a glass-domed roof". Some want to blame the politicians, while others want to blame Mark Davis and the National Football League owners who did not do right by Oakland. With the Las Vegas stadium not expected to open before 2020, that could leave the Raiders' home field in question. "It's like owning a utility company". But that's just me. If the owner had been more proactive - you can only make a deal when the owner wants to make a deal. "We're not going to put players in a position in which we think there is an unreasonable risk of injury. There's got to be a driving force".

They moved from Oakland to Los Angeles after the 1981 season, then turned around and went back to Oakland after the 1994 season. There is no income tax in Nevada, while California's is among the highest in the nation. They also are removed from the scene, if you will, bringing a more measured approach to the review.

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Travel agents are among those who have reason to be excited, too. "We feel that this fan base in the East Bay is one of the best in all of professional sports".

My brother, Joe, is a Raiders fan, as was my dad.

Flores was actually the coach of the Raiders the last time they left Oakland.

So is Aiea resident Luki Thompson, even though he dispels the notion of Hawaii instantly becoming exclusive Raiders country.

Many disappointed fans now agree. The Raiders plan to remain in Oakland through 2019, which could create an untenable situation.

Don't forget Broncos and now Titans (Marcus Mariota) and Saints (Manti Te'o, Max Unger and Hau'oli Kikaha). "All that now should be sped up and we should not have those long breaks for the fans and the players". "If [sharing Levi's] was an opportunity, we'd certainly sit down and discuss it, but I think there are a lot of moving pieces right now that it's really conjecture to talk about 2019 at this point, when they'd still, obviously, prefer to be at the Coliseum".

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