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Reaction: #Oakland @RAIDERS to San Antonio?

Football fans around the Bay Area and beyond weighed in Tuesday after a newspaper report said city officials met earlier this month with team owner Mark Davis to talk relocation to south Texas

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  1. Here's how the article began:

    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis and two top lieutenants met recently with several San Antonio officials to discuss the potential of moving his NFL team from the Bay Area to the Alamo City, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed.


    On July 18, Davis met with the officials, including Henry Cisneros, then-Mayor Julián Castro, City Manager Sheryl Sculley, Mario Hernandez of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, and both Richard Perez and David McGee, the president and chairman of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, respectively.


    San Antonio has often been used as a bargaining chip for pro sports franchises trying to negotiate better deals in their own respective cities, but sources have characterized Davis' interest in San Antonio to be at least somewhat more serious. He is clearly perturbed with his current situation in Oakland, where the team's lease expires after the 2014-15 season. [...]

  2. Reaction came swiftly:
  3. My thought on the Raiders moving to texas #raiders #raidernation #raider #oakland #oaklandraider #oaklandraiders #goraiders #onenation #bayarea #raiderup #onenationunderal #nation #blackandsilver #blacknsilver #commitmenttoexcellence #raiderfam #blackhole #raiderfan #afcwest #footballsunday #westcoast #justwinbaby #rn4l #raiderfans #nfl #football #oaklandloveit #r4l #raidergame #silvernblack
  4. Football will be dead to me if the Raiders move to San Antonio instead of LA. #LANeedsAFootballTeam #Raiders #NFL
    Football will be dead to me if the Raiders move to San Antonio instead of LA. #LANeedsAFootballTeam #Raiders #NFL
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