The Raiders added 10 players to their roster since the NFL draft kicked off Thursday, with nine players being drafted, two acquired via trade and defensive end Jihad Ward going to the Dallas Cowboys as part of one of the trades. It will be months before the Raiders cobble together a draft chart, and when
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."