Raiders head coach Jon Gruden on Tuesday acquired a quarterback he considered a first-round prospect that ultimately was selected in the second round by the New York Jets for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. Got all that? All that matters is, Hackenberg now is a member of the Raiders, who suddenly have four quarterbacks 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."