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Raiders, Chargers plan possible shared Los Angeles-area home The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, ...

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Moving Forward With $1.7B Stadium To Share In SoCal The Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.

Chargers, Raiders threaten to join forces and move to Los Angeles The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns. The NFL teams teams said they have tried and failed for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego.

Oakland Raiders propose LA-area stadium, shared with Chargers The Oakland Raiders on Thursday unveiled a proposal for a Southern California stadium to be shared with the San Diego Chargers, even as the team pledged to keep working to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland.

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Planning Possible Shared Home In Southern California The statement says the teams have tried for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego, and both may be forced to move to remain economically viable.

Bolts, Raiders reveal joint L.A. stadium plan The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that they have collaborated on a proposal to build a privately financed, $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, California, that the two teams would share if they relocate to the Los Angeles market.

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers might share a stadium The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.

Raiders, Chargers announce joint venture for possible Los Angeles-area stadium CARSON, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.

Money the issue with keeping Raiders in Oakland While Oakland and Alameda County leaders say they are open to improving infrastructure at the Coliseum site, they are adamant that they will not subsidize a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders.

Raiders and Chargers Present Joint Stadium Plan The Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers are thinking about moving out of their cities since they haven't gotten a new stadium. They've proposed a 1.7 billion dollar stadium in Carson which the two teams would share in the Los Angeles market. Thursday both teams announced a possible joint stadium in Carson and already city leaders and community members are waiting for them with open arms ...


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Raiders Turmoil Persists

What's an offseason without the Raiders making news, even if the spotlight is supposed to be on the teams in the playoffs?

On Friday, ESPN reported that Raiders managing general partner Al Davis has asked coach Lane Kiffin to resign after only one season. The reason: philosophical differences.

One Raiders employee who requested anonymity said Friday that there is merit to the report, though he admitted to being uncertain of Davis ' every move. Kiffin is in Mobile , Ala. , along with his coaching staff in preparation for today's Senior Bowl. Kiffin and his assistants are coaching the North team.

Raiders director of football development Mark Jackson did not return a message left on his phone. Kiffin hired Jackson as his right-hand man, but Jackson has kept a low profile since playing an integral role in the contract negotiations with No. 1 pick JaMarcus Russell last summer.

Kiffin told reporters Friday that he didn't want to talk about recent developments.

"I'm not going to comment on anything that has transpired in the past three weeks," Kiffin said.

Raiders senior executive John Herrera said, "It's a non-issue. It hasn't been an issue. (Also), Dennis Green has already debunked the report."

The report added that Davis has targeted former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals coach Green as a potential replacement for Kiffin.

On Friday, Green told ESPN, "I haven't really talked to Al about any coaching job, but, really, how many times has my name been mentioned every time something goes on with the Raiders?"

The situation began to deteriorate with Kiffin's insistence that defensive coordinator Rob Ryan be fired. Davis balked at such a move, according to people in the Raiders front office.

Earlier this week, Ryan and Kiffin downplayed any supposed rift between them and said that their relationship is fine.

Once Davis nixed Kiffin's proposed firing of Ryan, Kiffin reportedly told Davis to fire him if he wasn't going to have autonomy over which coaches to hire and fire.

Davis responded by asking Kiffin to resign, and he gave Kiffin a resignation letter for him to sign, according to the ESPN report.

Kiffin reportedly refused. For now, at least. His refusal likely would have to do with compensation.

The Raiders wouldn't owe Kiffin the money due him for the remaining two years on his contract if he resigns.

However, an NFL coach typically would stand to be paid all of that money if he were fired, as long as he stayed unemployed. Kiffin earns about $2 million per year.

Kiffin was allowed to hire offensive coaches upon his arrival. Ryan and most of the defensive staff were under contract and retained.

Several reports said Davis stripped Kiffin of any authority over personnel and coaching moves, prohibited him from participating in meetings concerning free agency and the NFL draft and ordered him to clear any organizational decisions with Davis .

"It's all complete B.S.," Herrera said.

Kiffin, 32, was hired to replace the fired Art Shell a little more than a year ago. The Raiders improved to 4-12 under Kiffin and showed signs of emerging from a five-year funk that has resulted in a league-worst 19-61 record.

In other news, the Raiders are slated to interview James Lofton on Monday. He was fired by the San Diego Chargers earlier this week after spending the past six years there as their wide receivers coach. Lofton twice has interviewed with Davis for the team's coaching vacancies.

 

 

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