Jon Gruden is going to have almost as much money to spend in free agency as any other team. Yet, he still isn’t going to be able to get his hands on some of the players at the top of his wish list. But that doesn’t mean that Gruden is going to come away empty-handed.
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."