The Raiders bolstered their receiving corps Thursday by trading their third-round draft pick to the Pittsburgh Steelers for wide receiver Martavis Bryant. The move gives the Raiders some much-needed depth in their receiving corps behind starters Amari Cooper and Jordy Nelson. Bryant, who turns 27 late in the upcoming season, is 6-foot-4 and 211 pounds.
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."