NFL Reportedly Bars Teams From Moving to Los Angeles for 2015

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L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti had recently said it was "highly likely" the city would get a team for next season

The NFL commissioner reportedly is not letting any teams move to Los Angeles for the next season.

Three teams that have been known to have interest in setting up shop in L.A. — the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams — were by Roger Goodell that no team will do so for the 2015 season, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The last time L.A. had a team was in 1995, the year that the Raiders migrated to Oakland. That same year, the Rams also left Southern California for St. Louis. 

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All three teams appear to have reasons for wanting to try their luck as L.A.'s home team. They all have had low home attendance rates this season, while the Raiders are in need of a new stadium. 

In October, L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti said it was "highly likely" that the city, which has proposed building a new stadium, would get an NFL team in 2015. 

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