Jon Gruden doesn’t need to meet with Washington cornerback Bashaud Breeland to know what kind of player he is or what he means to a defense. He knows all about Breeland from having watched brother Jay Gruden’s team play the past four seasons. During those four seasons, Breeland started 58 of the 60 games he
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."