Signs of progress in effort to keep Raiders in Oakland


Sources tell ABC7 News that the Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will soon consider an offer on a land deal for the Coliseum property by a group headed by NFL hall of Famer Ronnie Lott.

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Lott spoke exclusively with ABC7 News on his group's effort last month. Sources say a vote could come as early as Tuesday. The city council did not take up the issue in closed session Monday.

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If a deal on the land can be reached, it could pave the way for Lott's Group to negotiate a stadium deal with the Raiders.

All this comes as the Raiders consider an offer to move to Las Vegas.

Multiple media outlets reported over the weekend, that the NFL wants the Raiders to stay in Oakland.

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