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Attorney to make pitch for Oakland Raiders to relocate to Tucson

TUCSON – The Oakland Raiders may soon call the Old Pueblo its new home after Tucson attorney, Ali Farhand hopes to make a pitch to the NFL team to consider playing their 2019 home games at Arizona Stadium.

With the Raider’s lease with the Oakland Coliseum expired after the 2018 season, the NFL team is currently without a home for 2019. While the relocation will be temporary, Tucson has thrown its hat in the ring for hosting the Raiders home games next season.

According to Farhang, he and University of Arizona president, Robert Robbins have reached out to the Raiders to discuss the possibility of relocating the franchise to the Sonoran desert.

In 2020, the Raiders is set to relocate to Las Vegas.

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead web content producer at News 4 Tucson. The University of Arizona graduate previously served as an award-winning community reporter at a news publication in Newton, Iowa.
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