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Raiders May Play 2019 Season In Oakland After All

Matt Bigler
January 16, 2019 - 2:46 pm

UPDATE: Raiders owner Mark Davis told ESPN it's "absolutely false" that he will meet with the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Authority on Friday and the Associated Press added that the authority's executive director said there are no meetings scheduled with the team. 

The original report is below.

The Raiders might play the 2019 season in Oakland despite acrimony with city officials over their planned move to Las Vegas. 

Team owner Mark Davis and members of the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Authority plan to resume negotiations on Friday, according to a Bay Area News Group report. 

The Raiders had withdrawn their offer to lease the Coliseum for next season after Oakland officials sued the team and NFL in a federal lawsuit in December.

In the ensuing standoff, the Raiders have looked into playing their home games at the San Francisco Giants' ballpark and a soccer stadium in London. They've also explored sharing Levi's Stadium with the 49ers. 

The NFL wants the team to make a decision around the Super Bowl on February 3 so the league can begin making the schedule for next season.