If veteran linebacker NaVorro Bowman has designs on waiting for the Raiders to come around and warm to his asking price, he might be waiting right into retirement if the Raiders meeting with former Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson leads to a contract offer. The Raiders are scheduled to meet with Johnson soon, according to ESPN’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."