Linebacker NaVorro Bowman is the player most on the minds of Raiders fans, when it comes to who they would like head coach Jon Gruden to bring back. That very well might come to pass, though it is less likely on the heels of veteran linebacker Derrick Johnson being signed earlier this month. But, there
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."