In quick succession, the Raiders have severed ties with long-snapper Jon Condo, kicker Sebastian Janikowski, kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson and, today, punter Marquette King. Jalen Richard, look out. Of all the special-teams players that weren’t so special last season, or at some point in their NFL career, Richard is the one who had the most 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."