Until the Marshawn Lynch situation has been cleared up, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is operating under the notion that any potential every-down back has to be checked out as an option for next season. The latest name to cross McKenzie’s computer screen is a familiar one: DeMarco Murray. Three years ago, McKenzie made a
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."