Safety Karl Joseph earlier this season was on his way to becoming yet another one of general manager Reggie McKenzie’s high-round draft picks jettisoned by first-year head coach Jon Gruden. Now, he has the look of a foundational piece for Gruden’s rebuild, though there’s one huge catch. Joseph is represented by agent Joel Segal, who
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."