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Source: Raiders Have Enough Ownership Votes To Approve Las Vegas Relocation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 23 / 17

With NFL owners set to meet next week in Phoenix, the Raiders and Owner Mark Davis "have 27 or 28 votes" of the necessary 24 to relocate the team to Las Vegas, according to an ownership source cited by Albert Breer of THE MMQB. Another source said that if the league "senses Davis won’t ge...

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