Jon Gruden made overhauling his cornerback corps a huge priority this offseason, with second-year player Gareon Conley the only holdover he deemed starting-caliber. At some point, Conley is going to have to validate all the blind faith the Raiders have placed in their 2017 first-round draft pick. It seems as if, every encouraging sign offered
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."