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Raiders, Chargers, Rams all officially file for Los Angeles relocation

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Today was the first day in which the three NFL teams looking to move to Los Angeles were to submit their relocation applications. The three prospective teams are the Raiders, Chargers, and Rams. As expected, all three have filed for Los Angeles relocation.

The NFL released an official statement Monday evening on the three teams filing their submissions

Three teams - the Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams, and San Diego Chargers - each submitted applications to our office today to relocate their franchises to the Los Angeles area beginning with the 2016 season. Each team submitted the appropriate documentation in support of its application as required by the NFL Policy and Procedures for Proposed Franchise Relocations.

The applications will be reviewed this week by league staff and three league committees that will meet in New York on Wednesday and Thursday - the Los Angeles Opportunities, Stadium, and Finance committees. The applications will be presented for consideration at next week's league meeting in Houston on Tuesday and Wednesday. The relocation of a franchise requires the affirmative vote of three-quarters of the NFL clubs (24 of 32).

The Raiders have made their statement as well:

"In accordance with the relocation policies, the Oakland Raiders submitted a relocation package to the NFL. The matter is now in the hands of the NFL's owners. An owners' meeting is scheduled to take place in Houston, Texas on January 12 and 13, 2016."

As the Raiders statement noted, the owner's meetings in Houston will take place on January 12-13. At the end of which they are expected to make a final vote on which of the two Los Angeles projects to move forward with -- Rams owner Stan Kroenke's Inglewood project or the Raiders and Chargers joint project in Carson.