No Blackout For Chiefs-Raiders

For the first time in 12 home games, dating back to the 2009 season opener, a Raiders game will not be blacked out on television in the Bay Area.

The Oakland Tribune reported Friday evening that thanks to a 24-hour extension from the NFL, the Raiders have sold enough tickets to allow Sunday’s Chiefs-Raiders game to be viewed throughout northern California.

The last time a Raiders home game was on local television was a 24-20 los to San Diego in a Monday night doubleheader gametime the Raiders will be on local television for a home game since the 2009 season opener, a 24-20 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Monday night. The last 11 games have been blacked out.

Tickets must be sold out 72 hours in advance for a game to be shown in its home market, but the Raiders received an extension from the NFL Thursday.

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