Identifying, signing and drafting cornerbacks has been a major issue for Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie during his six-year tenure. Yet, if he’s lucky, he might get his hands on one next Thursday in the first round of the NFL draft that has a strong chance of breaking McKenzie’s losing string. The Raiders pick at
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."