With the release of tight end Clive Walford, the Raiders cleared some much-needed salary-cap room. Not to be overlooked is the fact that he is the 26th of the 50 players drafted by general manager Reggie McKenzie’s in his six-year reign to move on from the Raiders. He was a third-round selection in 2015 by
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."