Kicker Sebastian Janikowski is the only player on the Raiders roster bridging the two Jon Gruden eras. That no doubt carries some weight in Janikowski’s desire to finish his career with the Raiders, but is it enough? Three months or so after Janikowski expressed his desire to be the Raiders kicker for the team’s inaugural
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."