Jon Gruden is at it again in terms of making over the cornerback position. On Wednesday, he signed 10-year veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie in a move that gives the Raiders a proven playmaker at a position of need and highlights Gruden’s dissatisfaction with the overall quality of cornerbacks on his roster. Rodgers-Cromartie, who turned 32 in
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."