There’s serious concern about the air quality stemming from the wildfires.
The NFL is reportedly considering moving this weekend’s Raiders-Chargers game in Oakland.
The wildfires in Northern California have left the air quality for much of the area in serious question.
ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter says the league is looking at contingencies and a decision on the game is expected soon.
NFL looking at contingencies if air quality in Oakland from fires remains at unacceptable levels, per league official. A decision soon.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 12, 2017
An NFL spokesman spoke to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
“We continue to monitor air quality conditions in the Bay Area and are in close communication with both the Raiders and Chargers, as well as local authorities,” league spokesperson Michael Signora told NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport on Thursday. “At this point, the game remains scheduled for Sunday in Oakland.”
The Raiders and the Chargers are scheduled to kick off at 4:25 p.m. E.T. on CBS.