Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has had his share of success with undrafted free-agent signings during his six-year tenure. His finds include wide receiver Seth Roberts, punter Marquette King, running back Jalen Richard and defensive tackle Darius Latham. McKenzie and first-year head coach Jon Gruden teamed to find even more such players as soon as
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."