So where do the Raiders play next year? The situation is weird to say the least
Fox Sports was just talking about where the Raiders will be next year. They might play in a baseball stadium in Oakland next year, or .... they could become the London Raiders. I know a lot of the players will love to work with with jet lag ... NOT From my experience the trip over is harder than the trip back.
Even if they stay in Oakland, who wants to be a fan of a team that is leaving town? I’ve never seen a pro team “hang fire” with an announced move like this. All of the other times I’ve seen, a team announces that they are leaving at the same time they are getting out of town ASAP.
And I really can’t understand why the NFL wants to be in Los Vegas anyway. With gamblers only a short distance away in the gambling capital of American and having lived during the college basketball gambling scandals of the late 1950s, I don’t understand why the NFL wants to take the chance. This is even more probable if the Raiders are bad, which is a distinct possibility. Bad teams have a betting thing called “the spread” which can be manipulated. For guys who might well be out of the league shortly, the temptations might be too great.