Aug 9, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders fans celebrate in the Black Hole during the 4th quarter in an preseason game between the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders-Jacksonville Jaguars game is a sell out at Coliseum, to be televised locally

For one week it appears that Mark Davis won’t have to worry about the Coliseum not being at full capacity as every ticket has now been officially sold for the Raiders home opener Sunday afternoon against the the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Excitement around the debut of Terrelle Pryor and the promising performance of the entire Raider team last Sunday in Indianapolis has a buzz around the Raiders and their rebuilding process. Even an usually poor road draw in the Jaguars won’t dampen the home opener, which should be an expected sell out anyways given the passionate Raider Nation.

ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez was the first to break the news on Twitter:

The sellout means that the NFL’s regional blackout won’t be imposed on the Oakland Raiders fans who are unable to attend Sunday’s game, always an issue during a couple of weeks each season in the Oakland area if the can’t be filled. Game one of eight at the Coliseum won’t be an issue and given the play of the Raiders early on this season and the aforementioned buzz that is surrounding it, expect a more than a few sellouts in 2013 as Mark Davis looks to get a new stadium deal done.


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  • Shane Schilperoort

    Yes, and I will be there too!!!!! Section 315, woohoo!!! Go Raiders!!!!!

  • phil s

    nice great news for the home team go Raiders wish I could be there but I will for sure be watching

  • Mark Shafer

    I can’t wait I’m taking my brother and two friends who are brothers. Big question what jersey to wear Stable, Long, Seymour, are the finalist. I’m leaning towards Long for pass rush.

  • James Holtslander

    Te fans finally get a future star to watch and cheer for!!!!!

  • rioderek

    TP is impacting the teams play and attendance. DA and Reggie MC were/are clueless morons to have slept on TP and what he brings to the table.