When defensive end Khalil Mack failed to participate in Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp, he ceased being just a savvy businessman. Let it be known that Mack now is a savvy businessman/holdout. At the same time, not much has changed. Sure, the Raiders can fine Mack upward of $84,000 and change for not attending the three-day, mandatory
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."