The Raiders still have seven more games to play this season before head coach Jon Gruden can continue in earnest his tear down and rebuild of the roster. In reality, though, the process is in full swing right now, with few players assured of being asked back. As evidence, Gruden worked out 10 players 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."