Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was handed four extra selections to work with in this year’s NFL draft, which gives him 11 overall. History suggests that it’s a longshot McKenzie finds someone that develops into an impact player. The four compensatory picks are Nos. 210, 212, 216 and 217, all in the sixth round. The
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."