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Raiders, Niners Should Learn to Share

Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle

Every drive to Santa Clara brings all those cranes into towering, majestic view. Every visit makes it more and more real - the 49ers are actually building a shiny, brand-new, 21st century stadium.

And, every time, the thought surfaces: The Raiders also should play there.

This is not groundbreaking news, we know, but the long-simmering idea of the 49ers and Raiders sharing a stadium remains stuffed in the background. It's time both teams set aside their pride, listen to their practical side and seriously talk about making this happen.

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