At some point, head coach Jon Gruden is going to have to decide upon 53 players, tell them where they are playing and see how things turn out. For now, though, Gruden is having a ball tinkering, adding, subtracting and throwing around money in an attempt to cobble together a playoff-caliber roster. On Monday, 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."