Roster spots are at a premium for the Raiders right now, given all the offseason signings, trades, nine draftees and dozen or so undrafted free agents added. First-year head coach Jon Gruden isn’t just doling out roster spots to anyone these days. Hence, the signing of University of Texas running back Chris Warren III on
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."