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Sport Raiders star honors city of Oakland, Al Davis for team’s debut in Las Vegas

04:36  22 september  2020
04:36  22 september  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Josh Jacobs is paying homage to both Al Davis and the city of Oakland during his team ’ s first home game as the Las Vegas Raiders . Star running back Josh Jacobs played only one season as a member of the Oakland Raiders . The former Alabama star was also just 13 years old when

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Zay Jones after his touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in his team ’ s NFL debut in their new home. The new bn stadium in the desert held its first event following the Raiders ’ move from Oakland without any fans because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Star running back Josh Jacobs played only one season as a member of the Oakland Raiders. The former Alabama star was also just 13 years old when legendary former Raiders owner Al Davis passed away back in 2011.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is obviously a student of history. © Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is obviously a student of history.

Despite this, the talented back is paying homage to both Davis and the city of Oakland during his team’s first home game as the Las Vegas Raiders. Check out these cleats he’s wearing for “Monday Night Football” against the New Orleans Saints.

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It was devoid of baying Las Vegas Raiders supporters, but the team ' s fans will be filled with new The New Orleans Saints were the first team to visit the Allegiant Stadium -- its distinctive black shell During the Raiders ' years in Oakland -- they did play in Los Angeles between 1982-1994 as well

Las Vegas Raiders . Los Angeles Rams. Miami Dolphins. Oakland native and then- Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch lit the Al Davis Memorial Torch before the game. It’ s the first NFL team ever in the state of Nevada and joins the NHL’ s Vegas Golden Knights and the WNBA’ s Las Vegas Aces

Jacobs pulled out all of the stops with these cleats. Oakland. Las Vegas. Al Davis. You can’t get much more awesome than that. On a related note, whoever designed these cleats has some awesome artistic ability.

The Raiders’ trek from Northern California to Las Vegas has not been without hiccups. That’s primarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, they are one of just a handful of teams to announce that they will not host fans throughout the 2020 NFL season.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is obviously a student of history. © Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is obviously a student of history.

That won’t change the scene too much right off the Vegas strip Monday evening.

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Tickets for NFL games: buy Las Vegas Raiders NFL single game tickets at Ticketmaster.com. Find game schedules and team promotions. The Raiders hired Al Davis as head coach and general manager in 1963. Davis engineered the greatest one-year turnaround in pro football history, leading

Monday night, the Las Vegas Raiders play their first game in a new billion stadium, the physical The Raiders ’ arrival in Sin City is more than just a new flag planted on the N.F.L.’s Raiders fans gathered in the parking lot of Allegiant Stadium days before the team ’ s home opener against the New

Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas is ready

The Killers are set to perform

The new Black Hole is already doing its thing outside of the stadium

Despite no fans being in attendance, the Raiders’ first game in Las Vegas promises to bring about a festive environment. That’s for sure.

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The professional American football team now known as the Las Vegas Raiders played in Oakland , California as the Oakland Raiders from its founding in 1960 to 1981 and again from 1995 to 2019

Las Vegas Raiders began life in their new Allegiant Stadium with a hugely impressive 34-24 win over New Carol Davis , the widow of former Raiders coach and owner Al Davis , lit the ceremonial torch in Her son, Mark, who runs the team , has said he will not attend games until fans are allowed in.

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a football player kicking a football ball on a field: Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs down the field during an NFL football training camp practice Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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