Jon Gruden wasted little time signing running back James Butler once he sensed the need for another player at that position. And that was before a second running back was removed from the available list of players at practice Monday. Yet, Gruden has been slow to sign another cornerback in light of projected starter Gareon
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."