Signs of progress in effort to keep Raiders in Oakland

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- 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.[br /][Ads /][br /][br /][br /][b]FULL INTERVIEW: [url HREF="[br /]" TARGET="" REL=""]Bay Area legend Ronnie Lott shares plan to save Raiders with ABC7's Mike Shumann[/url][/b][br /][br /]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.[br /][Ads /][br /][br /][br /][b]RELATED: [url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Raiders owner Mark Davis: Oakland 'shut the door on itself' in stadium move[/url][/b][br /][br /]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.[br /][br /]All this comes as the Raiders consider an offer to move to Las Vegas.[br /][br /]Multiple media outlets reported over the weekend, that the NFL wants the Raiders to stay in Oakland.[br /][br /][b][url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Click here[/url] for full coverage on the Oakland Raiders.[/b]