Now that head coach Jon Gruden has committed to a full-on rebuild, his most important task the rest of this season is identifying those players worthy of being part of the foundation. As difficult as it might be to believe, there are very few players on this year’s team all but assured of being on
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."