Raiders head coach Jon Gruden systematically discarded players that he had inherited from fired predecessor Jack Del Rio this past offseason. He whiffed so badly on his trades and free-agent signings that he is going to turn over almost his entire roster next offseason. A detailed look at the Raiders roster revealed that no more
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."