It’s not often that a team misses out on a free agent one offseason and gets another shot a year later, especially when that player turned in a strong showing. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie likely will get that opportunity a month from tomorrow, when a standout player, at a position of great need surfaces
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."