The Raiders had the option of cutting wide receiver Seth Roberts if they needed more salary-cap space. Few would have blamed general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Jon Gruden for doing so, either, based upon Roberts’ subpar play last season. But Roberts isn’t going anywhere now. That’s because Roberts’ $2 million roster kicked in
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."