Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was in Las Vegas last week and pretty much indicated that it’s now officially the Las Vegas Raiders.

That won’t technically become official until the start of the new league year in March. But everything is settling in as the Raiders relocate from Oakland.

This now includes head coach Jon Gruden touring Allegiant Stadium in the desert metropolis. The photos are not noteworthy. The symbolism sure is.

As upset as fans in Northern California are over the Raiders’ decision to relocate, those in Vegas are equally as hyped.

Heck, the Raiders have already sold out of their personal seat licenses for their inaugural season in Nevada.

The Raiders will officially rebrand as Las Vegas come March. One month later, the 2020 NFL Draft will be held in Sin City.

If nothing else, Gruden’s presence in Las Vegas brings this closer to home. After all, his love affair with the city of Oakland is already well known.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.


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1960-1961
Tom Flores
1962
Cotton Davidson
1963
Tom Flores
1964
Cotton Davidson
1965-1966
Tom Flores
1967-1972
Daryle Lamonica
1973-1979
Ken Stabler
1980
Jim Plunkett
1981
Marc Wilson
1982-1983
Jim Plunkett
1984-1985
Marc Wilson
1986
Jim Plunkett
1987
Marc Wilson
1988
Jay Schroeder
1989
Steve Beuerlein
1990-1992
Jay Schroeder
1993-1996
Jeff Hostetler
1997
Jeff George
1998
Donald Hollas
1999-2003
Rich Gannon
2004-2005
Kerry Collins
2006
Andrew Walter
2007
Daunte Culpepper
2008-2009
JaMarcus Russell
2010
Jason Campbell
2011-2012
Carson Palmer
2013
Terrelle Pryor
2014-2018
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