The Raiders still are waiting to make their first big splash in Jon Gruden’s second go-round as the team’s head coach. So far, he and general manager Reggie McKenzie have been far more content on getting rid of players instead of adding any of note. That is, unless you consider wide receiver Griff Whalen an
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."