As difficult as it might be for the Raiders to pass on a potential impact player Thursday, they should jump at the chance to trade down if they receive an enticing offer. Such is the conundrum that faces a team in the midst of a roster overhaul and in need of more than one impact
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."