The Las Vegas Raiders are an American football club that competes at the professional level and call the Las Vegas metropolitan region their home.
The Raiders are a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) West division of the National Football League (NFL), which is the professional football league in the United States.
The club’s headquarters are located in Henderson, Nevada, and it plays its home games at Allegiant Stadium, which is located in Paradise, Nevada.
In the wake of homophobic, sexist, and racist emails he wrote before taking the job as head coach, head coach Jon Gruden resigned on October 11.
The Raiders finished the 2021 season with a record of 10-7. They were defeated by the Cincinnati Bengals, who went on to win the AFC Championship, 26-19.
When did the Las Vegas Raiders become a team?
The team relocated back to Oakland to start the 1995 season after playing in Los Angeles from the 1982 season through the 1994 season.
From 1982 through 1994, they performed in Los Angeles. The NFL club owners voted on March 27, 2017, and came very close to unanimity in their support for allowing the Raiders to move to Las Vegas.
The Raiders moved to Las Vegas on January 22, 2020, after an almost three-year delay. In a ceremony held at the still-being-built Allegiant Stadium on January 22, 2020,
the club was formally rebranded as the “Las Vegas Raiders” after having spent the previous three seasons in Oakland playing meaningless games.