Of all the players the Raiders have had in for a private visit, one stands out among the 30 that have met with the team in advance of the draft. He also has the potential to develop into a significant contributor to the defense from the outset. Outside linebacker/defensive end Arden Key was a guest
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."