Texans, Cowboys owners address possibility of Raiders to San Antonio
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said Wednesday that he's not surprised to hear the Oakland Raiders reportedly have interest in relocating to San Antonio, but that he's "not concerned bout it," according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
McNair on Raiders interest in SA "it's not surprising they would look there cause they're looking around. We have a growing fan base there." — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) July 30, 2014
Raiders owner Mark Davis and two other Oakland executives reportedly met with three San Antonio officials recently, taking a tour of the city and of the Alamodome.
Cowboys training camp has been held at the Alamodome several times, most recently from 2009-2011.
“What I will say is San Antonio is very important to the Dallas Cowboys,” Jones said. “We have the exact same percentage of fans in San Antonio as we do in Plano, Texas, about 98 percent."
McNair is chairman of the NFL finance committee, and he noted that the committee would have to approve a relocation and do market research.
However, he said the Raiders need a new stadium and "if San Antonio is the best option, I wouldn't oppose it just cause it's San Antonio."
- Molly Geary