Things are moving quickly for the Oakland Raiders, who took significant strides toward Las Vegas this week.
Now that an NFL stadium deal has passed through both chambers of the Nevada state legislature, Raiders owner Mark Davis reportedly plans to sign it on Monday.
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Davis sounds like he's 100 percent committed to relocating the team to Las Vegas, based on a statement he delivered after this news broke (h/t Michelle Rindels of the Associated Press).
Raiders owner Mark Davis responds to #nvleg approvals, refers to Vegas stadium as "new home for the entire Raider nation."
Davis has committed $500 million to the projected $1.9 billion cost to build a 65,000-seat, domed stadium in Las Vegas. The legislation passed this week approved $750 million in public funds (hotel tax) for the project. Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has pledged to cover the remaining costs.