Toward the end of the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said the Raiders were interested in trading into the tail end of the first round. The move didn’t happen, but it portends that there’s a player still available that the Raiders are hot after. With that in mind,
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."