For a while, it appeared as if the Raiders weren’t going to make any significant moves in free agency. Or, so went the thinking, as nervous fans criticized general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Jon Gruden for their lack of activity in the early stages. That changed in a big way Thursday, when 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."