Raiders owner makes pitch for Las Ve­gas move

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - SPORTS -

His eyes on Las Ve­gas, Raiders owner Mark Davis says he hasn’t shut the door on any­thing. Oak­land, though, might have shut the door on it­self as home for his team, with Davis say­ing the it has done noth­ing.

His eyes on Las Ve­gas, Raiders owner Mark Davis says he hasn’t shut the door on any­thing. Oak­land, though, might have shut the door on it­self as home for his team.

“Oak­land was in the driver’s seat if they could’ve put to­gether any­thing,” Davis said Wed­nes­day at the NFL’s fall meet­ings, after up­dat­ing his fel­low own­ers on his de­sire to re­lo­cate to the gam­bling cap­i­tal. “They came up with noth­ing.”

Sev­eral own­ers in­sisted it’s far too early to reach any con­clu­sions in the Raiders’ re­lo­ca­tion is­sue. But Com­mis­sioner Roger Good­ell sup­ported Davis’ as­ser­tion there has been no move­ment to­ward keep­ing the fran­chise in the Bay Area, say­ing “to a large ex­tent there has not been a so­lu­tion (pre­sented) in Oak­land.”

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