As mentioned before, the Raiders salary cap situation isn’t dire and never will be. If they run out of money, they can find more with a little creativity, some flexibility from players and the stroke of a pen. As evidenced, the Raiders freed up $5.668 million in salary-cap space by converting almost all of Hudson’s
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."