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Will Aldon Smith ever learn? Now being investigated for Domestic Violence

Raiders have signed pass rusher Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith is back under the microscope again

Right when you thought things were going better, Aldon Smith ends up in the funny papers again. Even if it is just an allegation, it is still at a very bad time. TMZ Sports is reporting that the Raiders pass rusher is being investigated for a potential domestic violence claim.

TMZ Sports has the exclusive report on this.

“Sources tell us cops in San Francisco were called early Saturday morning and responded to a home in the city. Smith owns a house in San Francisco. Police interviewed Smith and the alleged victim and took a report. The case is under ‘active investigation.’”

Smith is set to be reinstated in March, but this could throw a wrench into the situation.

Raiders are expected to get Aldon Smith back in March; If he stays out of trouble

Raiders have signed pass rusher Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith could be back very soon

According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, Aldon Smith will be reinstated in March if he doesn’t mess up before that in the drug program. The former first-round pick, who had 33.5 sacks over his first two seasons needs to be on the field, because the Raiders have a stacked team.

Smith is currently serving a year-long ban for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. He applied for reinstatement back in late October, but that decision was deferred by the NFL in December.

Could the Raiders end up in San Diego? San Diego is interested

Could the Oakland Raiders end up leaving Oakland for San Diego rather than Las Vegas?

On Monday, Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson, surprisingly dropped out of the project, and that caused a stir. Now it sounds like mayor in San Diego is reaching out to the Raiders.

According to Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune, the city has reached out to to the Raiders as a potential relocation destination should the Vegas project fall through.

“Mayor Kevin Faulconer spoke with an NFL official to let the league know the city is eager to engage when appropriate,” Acee reported. “And multiple sources said another person representing the city exchanged calls with a Raiders official, though it is not clear whether the sides spoke.”

Derek Carr and Marcus Mariota both suffered a broken leg during today’s game

The Oakland Raiders and the Tennessee Titans were both in great shape for the playoffs before the day started. 

The Raiders were already in, while the Titans were fighting for a spot.  The both suffered a bigger loss on the field.

Both Marcus Mariota and Derek Carr, two young quarterbacks both suffered broken fibula’s. They will both miss several weeks.

Raiders are not counting on getting Aldon Smith back this season

Raiders have signed pass rusher Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith asks for another sixty days in rehab

The Oakland Raiders are not counting on Aldon Smith coming back this season according to a report from Ian Rapoport.  Smith extended his rehab 60 more days to ensure he has no more problems. He still wishes to speak with the Commissioner as well.

Time is ticking on #Raiders OLB Aldon Smith & the team is not counting on his return. With just a month to go, sources feel it’s unlikely.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 4, 2016

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