Much has been made of new head coach Jon Gruden’s overhaul of a roster he inherited from fired predecessor Jack Del Rio, a team general manager Reggie McKenzie spent six years assembling. With good reason, in some respects. However, the changes made by Gruden in his first three months back in silver-and-black aren’t so drastic
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."