The Raiders will be the ninth team to relocate during the Super Bowl era. Overall, there have been 16 franchises who have relocated to a new city over the course of the history of the NFL. This will be the third time that the Raiders have moved over the last 38 years.
CBS Sports posted an interesting article, going over the eight previous teams and how they did during their first year in a brand new city.
Los Angeles Chargers (2017), from San Diego
Los Angeles Rams (2016), from St. Louis
Tennessee Titans (1997), from Houston
Baltimore Ravens (1996), from Cleveland
St. Louis Rams (1995), from Los Angeles
Oakland Raiders (1995), from Los Angeles
Phoenix Cardinals (1988), from St. Louis
Indianapolis Colts (1984), from Baltimore
Los Angeles Raiders (1982), from Oakland
Kansas City Chiefs (1963), from Dallas
San Diego Chargers (1961), from Los Angeles
St. Louis Cardinals (1960), from Chicago
Los Angeles Rams (1946), from Cleveland
Washington Redskins (1937), from Boston
Detroit Lions (1934), from Portsmouth, Ohio
Chicago Bears (1921), from Decatur, Illinois
What are your predictions for the Raiders’ first season in Las Vegas? Do you think they’ll fare well in a new city, or do you think it’ll be too much for them to handle? How many wins do you expect the Raiders to have in 2020?
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