Left offensive tackle Donald Penn’s stay on the physically unable to perform list might not be a long-term one, if all goes according to plan. Head coach Jon Gruden said Penn’s recovery from a foot injury he suffered late last season is progressing well. “He’s getting close,” Gruden said. “He still has to prove that
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."