The Raiders re-signed veteran safety Reggie Nelson on Saturday in a move that gives new defensive coordinator Paul Guenther a familiar face to help teach what he expects from his scheme. Nelson, who turns 35 soon after the season starts, spent the past two seasons with the Raiders and started all 32 games. He is
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."