Sebastian Janikowski received the news three weeks ago. On Wednesday, it was long-snapper Jon Condo’s turn to be blindsided by the business side of pro football, as he was informed that he won’t be back with the Raiders next season. For Condo, it’s the end of an unlikely 12-year run in which he went from
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."