Las Vegas Raiders

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  1. Gitfiddle

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    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/...om&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=editorial

    Raiders Exploring Move to Las Vegas

    The Oakland Raiders are still looking for a permanent home, and Sin City may be in the cards.

    According to Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com, β€œa leaked memo from UNLV President Len Jessup said representatives of the Oakland Raiders will be in Las Vegas on Friday to check out potential stadium sites.”

    Team owner Mark Davis responded to the news Thursday, per Gutierrez: β€œIn typical Raider fashion, I can neither confirm nor deny.”

    Earlier Thursday, Howard Stutz of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Las Vegas Sands Corp. could support a $1 billion domed stadium on land that UNLV bought. Gutierrez said Davis will meet with Las Vegas Sands Corp. chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson.

    The Rebels are also looking for a new football stadium, since they have played in Sam Boyd Stadium since 1971, and the Raiders could join them at a potential new home. Gutierrez passed along part of the memo from Jessup:
     
  2. MONK

    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    The NFL will never let it happen. Ever.
     
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    Chigs The finest in the Nation

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    With Vegas growing as fast as it has been, it was bound to at least be put on the table. I dont know if it will go through, though.
     
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    Probably not, but I'd like.
     
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    Seems like a good fit.
     
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    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    It would be cool, but they will never go to Nevada. Too much risk to the "Shield" as that asshat Goodell says.
     
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    It would be a nightmare for teams to keep their players out of trouble.
     
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    It's no worse than a place like Miami.
     
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    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Like drunken sailors on shore leave.
     
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    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    It's the gambling action that the NFL wants no part of. Shit players get into shit everywhere.
     
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    Why not San Antonio?
     
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    If they don't come back to L.A. this is the next best thing. :pray:
     
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    zzzzz
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    Pretty sure its not any more trouble than suburban green bay at this point, but i dont think its happening.
     
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    I was in vegas with my mom and one of those fuckers handed my mom one of those cards with strippers on it... My mom was like :eek:
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    I havent been there gor a while but we were walking down the strip behind a family with a baby stroller and a little kid about 6 and the dude is handing cards to the mom, the dad and the little kid, and then the little kid realized people were just dropping the cards so hes running around picking them up showing them to his mom. :jj:
     
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    What's the point? Vegas is a tourist destination.
     
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    Whatever .... see ya Raiders.
     
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    Betting on the sidelines like a street crap game. I like it.
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