John Mara, Jeffrey Lurie, More Owners Talk Raiders’ Possible Move to Las Vegas

May 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Giants co-owner, president and CEO John Mara said he was "open-minded" about having an NFL team in Las Vegas at last week's NFL owners' meetings, according to The MMQB's Jenny Vrentas, who spoke to several other NFL owners about a team possibly moving there.  
The Oakland Raiders remain the most heavily linked with a potential move to Las Vegas—they have a one-year stadium lease in Oakland, the option for two more one-year leases beyond that and recently failed in a bid to relocate to Los Angeles—though relocating would require an extensive plan and financing for a new stadium, along with the approval of 24 of the NFL's 32 owners.
Mara discussed how he'd approach such a move:
I would want to hear a presentation about it and the pros and cons, and obviously there are some concerns, but I am not going to rule it out. The gambling, is the market deep enough to support an NFL team, what kind of stadium would be there, what kind of sup...

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