What Jon Gruden decides to do with the three first-round picks he has in the upcoming NFL draft depends, in part, upon where those picks are slotted. It’s conceivable that he will have that information within the next 48 hours. As of now, all Gruden knows is that the Raiders have the fourth pick in
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."