Reggie McKenzie was hired by Mark Davis, in large part, on the platform that he would get the Raiders salary cap in order and build through the draft. Six-plus years in, the Raiders are up against the salary cap and 14 percent of McKenzie’s draft picks are likely to start next season. By comparison, it’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."