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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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  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    At this point downing is crapping the bed. Bed n breakfast all over again

  • the scandalous dr robert

    this place is perfectly functional and not even moderated beyond words already banned.

    and “certain” undesirables are not allowed here.

    seems like a great idea!

  • the scandalous dr robert

    carr gets 4 tds and we win 31-20.

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    35-10

  • the scandalous dr robert

    the defense blows so…..

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    3-3

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    Nelson is garbage. Put in LUANI

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    Todd Downing is a complete JOKE

  • Aussie Raider

    Rubbish play caller.

  • the scandalous dr robert

    the team better start showing some guts like carr did by playing two weeks after he broke his back.

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    We have the best offense on paper and our play calling is TRASH

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    #FIREKNJ
    #FIRETD

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    WELP

    Michael Stewart @stewg37·

    5m

    Replying to @TheAthleticSF and 2 others

    Janoris Jenkins, Weddle and Zach Brown available. Reggie settles for Sean Smith, Reggie Nelson and Jelani Jenkins. It ain’t Rocket surgery

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    We need a 10 game winning streak to stay on track for playoffs

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    BRING BACK GRUDEN

  • RaiderDirt

    OLine play is horrific !!!

    Zero running lanes..

    Where’s the DEEP play routes ??

    Defense as a whole played decent enough to beat a team like the Chokers..

    My youngest daughter freaking cried after the game yesterday..

    Something has to change..

    One Nation

  • RaiderDirt

    Nelson was a Pro Bowler last yr..
    I agree with the rest if the Bust list you displayed..

  • Aussie Raider

    Bowman signs 1 yr contract with the Raiders.

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    I told yall Bowman was signing…

  • BEAST MODE (baby Al)

    Cut Sean Smith and sign a cb or lb. We will roll with Bowman for now

  • the scandalous dr robert

    we don’t have a lot of choices at this stage.

    reggie screwed up.

  • the scandalous dr robert

    Nola blocked me over there for complaining of lies and threats against me.

    their death soon to follow.

    a blog needs traffic and they lose one the best drivers.

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Last time we made the super bowl we lost 4 straight.

  • Low population will do that.

  • Rik Raiders Mystique. ⚔️

    So I heard Riff kicked the bucket?

  • Rik Raiders Mystique. ⚔️

    Did Riff Kick da bucket ?

  • Rik Raiders Mystique. ⚔️

    Helllllllllooooooooo….. doc here?

  • Rik Raiders Mystique. ⚔️

    Doc? You here

  • Amari Droopy

    Testing 1 2 3 is anyone out there

  • the scandalous dr robert

    make the blog great again!

  • Aussie Raider

    November 13th Raiders will have shovels in the ground in Las Vegas.
    Las Vegas Raiders baby.

  • RaiderDirt

    I HATE this play calling..

    Again I FREAKING hate this play calling…

    Air the Darn ball out!!!

    Deep routes!!

    This team is designed for deep routes!!

    Amerson sucks…

    One Nation

  • the scandalous dr robert

    people who doubted carr should take a hammer to their balls.

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Just got back from the game. Had a blast

  • the scandalous dr robert

    i saw the end. need to see the whole thing.

    incredible ending.

    carr rules!

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Bowman is the real deal

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    No one left their seats. Everyone stayed til the end

  • the scandalous dr robert

    immediate impact and playmaker.

    the rest of the defense may still have issues but the mlb spot is on lock.

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Yes

  • the scandalous dr robert

    man i LOVE those silver on white unis.

    best ever.

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Now if Aldon Smith gets reinstated…..

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Can’t wait for the Bowman jersey to come out. Extend that man to a 3-4 year contract

  • Plunkhead

    He is done playing in the nfl

  • the scandalous dr robert

    i would really like to see him finish his career in the S&B.

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Call me crazy but there’s a chance Aldon will come back WEEK 12

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Magic week is week 12

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Coop was lined up in the slot a lot in the KC game

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Yes

  • RUN THE TABLE 12-4 (baby Al)

    Yes