The latest headlines arose Wednesday from the NFL owner meetings in Irving, Texas, where the league named Las Vegas host for its 2020 draft and Raiders owner Mark Davis and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell discussed the franchise’s uncertain 2019 whereabouts.
New support subcommittees and sponsoring groups are now closer to being ready to assist Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to create more events to fill the stadium and other Southern Nevada venues.
The Oakland Raiders will face off against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
Las Vegas will host the 2020 NFL Draft, the league announced Wednesday, effectively providing an opening ceremony to the Raiders’ first season in their new home city.
The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts.
Two people familiar with Carson Wentz’s back injury tell The Associated Press the quarterback hasn’t been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.