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According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the Oakland City Council has authorized an anti-trust lawsuit against the Raiders and the NFL regarding the team’s impending relocation to Las Vegas. It is expected to be officially filed in the next few days.
In response to the impending lawsuit, the Raiders have told Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Authority Executive Director Scott McKibben that they won’t sign any lease extension to continue playing games at the Coliseum if the lawsuit is filed. The team is currently on a year-to-year lease with the Coliseum Authority.
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Oakland is contracting three law firms to handle the lawsuit, which Oakland councilman Noel Gallo believes could result in up to $500 million in damages for the city.
If the Raiders don’t re-up their lease in Oakland, it would force them to look elsewhere for a temporary home until their new stadium in Las Vegas is completed.
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So far, he likes it. And he really likes one aspect of it.
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New coach Frank Reich had high praise for Brissett, who could end up being the starter again, if Andrew Luck can’t get healthy.
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