The Raiders may find yourself spending yet another season in Oakland in any case.
The crew has “re-engaged in talks” to play on the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in 2019 and Coliseum Authority government director Scott McKibben advised NBC Sports activities he thought-about the discussions “significant and productive.”
The Raiders have re-engaged in talks to work on a lease to play the 2019 season at Oakland Coliseum. Coliseum authority government director Scott McKibben considers the talks significant, productive.
— Scott Bair (@BairNBCS) February 12, 2019
The Raiders pulled again their unique provide to lease the Coliseum for his or her 2019 residence video games in mid-December after the town filed a lawsuit alleging the NFL’s relocation course of was unlawful. The crew is scheduled to maneuver to Las Vegas in 2020.
The Raiders had reportedly been in negotiations with the Giants earlier this month about taking part in at Oracle Park in 2019. However, San Francisco mayor London Breed mentioned she was involved in regards to the potential transfer.
“So far as I am involved, the Oakland Raiders ought to play in Oakland,” Breed mentioned on the time. “In San Francisco we’ve got a lot of challenges that we have to tackle with the Warriors coming to the brand new Chase area.
“We have now a lot of issues for years we have been working to organize for, and we do not want one other layer so as to add to what we have already got when it comes to an space that is actually congested.”
The Raiders completed 2018 with a 4-12 file and missed the playoffs for a second straight season.