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A rough day for Oakland Raiders fans

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An Oakland Raiders fan shows his displeasure about the team possibly moving to Las Vegas during their preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

An Oakland Raiders fan shows his displeasure about the team possibly moving to Las Vegas during their preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

On the 15th anniversary of the “Tuck Rule” game, the Raiders have officially filed papers with the NFL in their bid to move to Las Vegas.

How’s that for a gut punch for Raider Nation?

Raiders owner Mark Davis reportedly believes he has enough support among fellow owner to win the two-thirds vote required to move the team. There are still details to be worked out with Las Vegas as Davis formulates his exit strategy. But all signs point toward a March vote by NFL owners to determine whether Las Vegas will get the Raiders.

Many of you have been through this before when Al Davis took the Raiders to Los Angeles after the 1981 season. And you obviously stayed true to your team or you wouldn’t be on this blog.

But will a move to Vegas change how your view your team? Will you still go to games in Nevada?

Should Oakland play hardball with the Raiders now?

Davis’ move, coupled with the haunting, anniversary memories from 15 years ago when the Raiders were seemingly robbed of a victory in snowy New England because of a little-known NFL rule?

If you have some time, here’s a terrific story on what happened in New England that night.

Until then, the waiting game until the owners meeting in March begins.

FOXBORO, UNITED STATES:  New England Patriots  quarterback Tom Brady (C) takes a hit from Charles Woodson (R) of the Oakland Raiders on a pass attempt in the last two minutes of the game in their AFC playoff 19 January 2002 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  The Patriots won 16-13 in overtime. AFP PHOTO/Matt CAMPBELL (Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

FOXBORO, UNITED STATES: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (C) takes a hit from Charles Woodson (R) of the Oakland Raiders on a pass attempt in the last two minutes of the game in their AFC playoff 19 January 2002 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 16-13 in overtime. AFP PHOTO/Matt CAMPBELL (Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

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Jon Becker

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  • IAmAlwaysWrong

    Go Raiders!! Training Camp is coming. rookies report July 24 and veterans report on July 28

  • Steve Hall

    Go Raiders.

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  • the supreme dr robert

    the LV Sun has all the best bloggers.

  • MEX_GHOST.

    Hey Doc!
    Is there a Raiders blog or you post on the general sports section?

  • willy91137

    well it has been seven days since I have been on here and Riff and not been on here once I hope you still above ground is the

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    Levi Damien @LeviDamien

    Megatron wants to play w/ Derek Carr, suggests he’d still be playing football if Lions released him #Raiders

    Calvin Johnson wants to play with Derek Carr, could return to NFL if Lions release himsilverandblackpride.com

    3:41 PM · Jul 11, 2017..

  • Rifflicks

    Mule Fritters.

  • willy91137

    The old grouch is still above ground

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    Sports- Raiders

  • hi guys

  • Aussie Raider

    Las Vegas Raiders stadium room tax revenue has collected $13.2 mill about $1.8 mill more than projected.

  • ENGLANDRAIDER

    This post is six months old.
    You’d think something would have happened by now. Lol.

  • Rik/Raiders/86.

    Lol

  • DieHaters/nationmoving2(702)

    The day they filed for relocation they pulled the plug here.

  • Steve Hall

    go raiders

  • willy91137

    Hello hello ghost rider’s in the sky