Judging by the way wide receivers are getting paid, Raiders top wideout Amari Cooper has nothing to worry about on the heels of a disappointing season in 2017 except returning to form next season. If he does, he is going to set himself up for a huge payday. Cooper is slated to earn $7.2 million
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."