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I wouldn't read too much into that last part; the lease agreement doesn't say anything about the various possible financing partners.  Nor should we neccesarily expect it to.

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1 hour ago, Gothamite said:

I wouldn't read too much into that last part; the lease agreement doesn't say anything about the various possible financing partners.  Nor should we neccesarily expect it to.

 

Yeah it's still an open question if it will be Adelson or not who is the Raiders financial partner.

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Sorry, bub, there's only room for one decrepit old creep in the annals of the OAKLAND Raiders.

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Whoops. Good timing there, as the owners are considering the application. 

 

I would suspect it's because Mark already has another bankroll lined up, but... Mark Davis.  

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52 minutes ago, RyanMcD29 said:

Well well well well well

 

 

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40 minutes ago, Gothamite said:

Whoops. Good timing there, as the owners are considering the application. 

 

I would suspect it's because Mark already has another bankroll lined up, but... Mark Davis.  

This basically reaffirms the comments from Art Rooney II a couple of weeks ago regarding the league being told by Davis that Goldman Sachs will partner with him.

 

And typically, the league office has a high ranking employee who used to work for Goldman Sachs.

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Maybe the chargers move to  Sacramento and build the stadium on the old arco arena site?????

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Even with GS taking up Addelson's part of the funding, I'm not sure how Davis is going to be able to cover the gap. Some feel this is a good thing for the Vegas relocation, but I don't see how. There's almost this perception that Davis just used Addelson as a pawn to get public funding from the state approved, but that's impossible because this is Mark :censored:ing Davis we're talking about. No way that old van driving, PF Changs eating, bowl cut having dope just duped the most powerful dude in Vegas. 

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10 minutes ago, StaatsBrett said:

Maybe the chargers move to  Sacramento and build the stadium on the old arco arena site?????

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2 minutes ago, Bucfan56 said:

Even with GS taking up Addelson's part of the funding, I'm not sure how Davis is going to be able to cover the gap. Some feel this is a good thing for the Vegas relocation, but I don't see how. There's almost this perception that Davis just used Addelson as a pawn to get public funding from the state approved, but that's impossible because this is Mark :censored:ing Davis we're talking about. No way that old van driving, PF Changs eating, bowl cut having dope just duped the most powerful dude in Vegas. 

 

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Adelson reminds me of those mafia geezers in Casino. The one with the oxygen tank specifically. 

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San Diego... Super Raiders!

San Diego... Super RAIDERS!

San Diego... Super Raiders!

San Diego... Super RAIDERS! RAID!

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2 hours ago, LMU said:

San Diego... Super Raiders!

San Diego... Super RAIDERS!

San Diego... Super Raiders!

San Diego... Super RAIDERS! RAID!

 

Only problem, who pays for a new stadium in San Diego? Davis sure can't. And San Diego wouldn't give the team they'd had for 56 years and actually liked public money, they're sure not giving it to a team they don't like. Not when you've got a competing group offering an MLS/Aztecs stadium for free. Davis would have to fund a San Diego stadium out of his own pockets.

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3 hours ago, bosrs1 said:

 

Only problem, who pays for a new stadium in San Diego? Davis sure can't. And San Diego wouldn't give the team the like public money, they're sure not giving it to a team they don't like. Not when you've got a competing group offering an MLS/Aztecs stadium for free. Davis would have to fund a San Diego stadium out of his own pockets.

 

I could see the league making an exception and allowing some of that money to go to a new San Diego stadium. Granted, it won't cover the difference without significant massaging, but it's a start.

 

While we're spitballing on the future of the Oakland Raiders, if San Diego is a no-go, could San Antonio resurface as a possible destination? What about Sacramento or Portland? Or, heaven forbid, sharing Levi's Stadium with the 49ers?

 

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Significant massaging

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1 hour ago, Gothamite said:

 

Lol just as I thought. Mark Davis isn't about to pull off football's version of Oceans 11. He's just in WAY over his head. 

 

Sacramento Raiders FTW. 

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2 hours ago, DustDevil61 said:

 

I could see the league making an exception and allowing some of that money to go to a new San Diego stadium. Granted, it won't cover the difference without significant massaging, but it's a start.

 

While we're spitballing on the future of the Oakland Raiders, if San Diego is a no-go, could San Antonio resurface as a possible destination? What about Sacramento or Portland? Or, heaven forbid, sharing Levi's Stadium with the 49ers?

 

The NFL would need to offer a lot more to Davis then they've already offered to make San Diego work with a $0 public contribution.

 

San Antonio is still there, but Jerry Jones is as well. He'll never allow the Raiders into what he views as his market and he's got the votes to stop it now just as he did a year ago.

 

Sacramento is tapped out on public funds after the new NBA arena and is focused on their MLS bid. I just don't see them coming up with anything compelling for a near as makes no difference broke NFL owner.

 

Portland would take a decade to get off the ground for much of the same reasons as Sacramento, they're invested in renovating for NBA and focused on their MLS team.

 

Ultimately I think you listed the Raiders ultimate end game. They'll be playing in Levis Stadium in the next few years. Their locker room is there behind that big door waiting for them, they just need to take it.

 

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