If the Raiders are searching for a blueprint for how to make a quick turnaround next season, they need look no further than what the Indianapolis Colts pulled off this season. In particular, head coach Jon Gruden should zero in on what the Colts did with their first-round pick. The 4-12 Colts had the No.
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."