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Oakland Raiders Blackout Watch Gets An Extension

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Oakland Raiders fans celebrate after they beat the San Diego Chargers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 10, 2010 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Oakland Raiders fans celebrate after they beat the San Diego Chargers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 10, 2010 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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We passed along a report late Wednesday evening (or Thursday morning for you east coasters) that there are "indications" that tickets are moving fast for the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders game at the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum on Sunday. The Raiders haven't had a sellout since Sept. 2009, a streak spanning 11 consecutive home games.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports via a league source that the Raiders have received a 24-hour extension to sell out the remaining tickets. That's a pretty good indication that they're farther along than last week when they had an attendance of slightly over 35,000.

Often times these blackout extensions come only when it's highly likely the team sells the remaining tickets (or buys the remaining tickets themselves). Florio reports that's not the case this time it's "not yet guaranteed" Oakland will sell out.

We've had a few Twitter followers and emailers ask for tips on attending the game and staying, um, safe. I can't say that I've got any good ones. I'd stick to the advice Brian Waters gave on Thursday.