A rookie wide receiver would be welcome in Oakland. The debate exists in how early he’s chosen when the NFL draft begins April 25.
The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.
The $1.84 billion stadium project about a mile west of Las Vegas Boulevard, was dumb luck for nearby landlords. A few bought property right across from the stadium site as recently as 2015 — two years before the football team purchased its land — and others have owned parcels much longer.
The Raiders’ bizarre, brutal 2019 regular-season schedule was unveiled Wednesday. The team opens the season with two home games, then embarks on a five-game, 48-day stretch during which they won’t play in Oakland.