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Will Vegas and Raiders be a match?

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As much as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis wishes otherwise, a decision on allowing him to move his franchise to Las Vegas isn’t likely to come anytime soon. That’s not to say it won’t happen. Several team owners are ready to support the relocation if the right pieces fall into place — and we’re not talking roulette wheels. “I’m pleased they’ve made as much progress as they have,” Texans owner Robert McNair said Wednesday at the league’s fall meetings, when…

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Jaguars tumble to 1-5, as season of despair turns tragicomic

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A battle of 1-4 teams in Jacksonville, between the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars, started off with what one might call optimism. Vegas liked the Jags, for once. One point favorites! Then, once inactives were announced, a seeming reason to take the point. Jaguars running back TJ Yeldon was out. Bad groin. Plodder Toby Gerhart was in. Even against one of the worst rushing defenses in the NFL, seventy snaps of Gerhart didn’t seem like it would “bust a grape…

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