It took general manager Reggie McKenzie six years to turn over the roster he inherited from late-owner Al Davis. In a little more than six months, head coach Jon Gruden has stocked his 53-man roster with 55 percent of players that he acquired via trade, free agency and the draft. Just like that, Gruden has
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."