Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock these days love nothing more than breaking down football tape, evaluating players and envisioning how those players might look in a Raiders uniform. What makes those countless hours special is the fact that Gruden and Mayock are in a position to sign and draft a lot of the players they
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."