The biggest issue for the Raiders is that they are the sub-tenant to the Oakland Athletics, who control the building's scheduling, concessions and most of the marketing and sponsorship elements. No other NFL team shares a building with a baseball team.
The Raiders' lease expired Dec. 29, but it is anticipated that the club will sign a one-year lease extension to stay put, mostly because there's nowhere to go at the moment.
The Raiders don't want to share Levi's Stadium with the
The Raiders have kicked the tires on various stadium solutions in and around the East Bay since 2008, but those proposals would entail an expensive purchase and the private financing of a stadium in the $1-billion neighborhood.