Raiders standout defensive end Khalil Mack didn’t attend the beginning of his team’s voluntary workout Monday, while he awaits the expected contract extension that he has earned as one of the league’s best defensive players. If you’re wondering when Mack’s new deal might be consummated, train your eyes southward. Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron
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."