How long it takes for Jon Gruden to rebuild the Raiders roster is going to hinge upon, in large part, how successful he is in finding impact players with his draft picks, especially the five first-rounders he has in the next two drafts. Given the draft’s significance, it bears revisiting the 2018 draft and seeing
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."