Running back Marshawn Lynch has yet to weigh in publicly on where he stands in terms of returning for a second season with the Raiders. Given the team is going to pay Lynch his $1 million roster bonus Sunday, that portends that Lynch will, indeed, be back next season. The deadline for the Raiders to
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."