A Raiders beat writer reported Friday that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and running back Marshawn Lynch have met on “multiple occasions” since Gruden was hired. That comes as no surprise. It’s what unfolds next that holds all the intrigue. Gruden said when he was introduced as the Raiders new head coach a month ago
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."