Jon Gruden’s first crack at solving the cornerbacks issue that has dogged the Raiders since the days of Nnamdi Asomugha and Stanford Routt showed that he isn’t much better than fired general manager Reggie McKenzie in that regard. One year later, Gruden still needs help at that position. Last season, Gruden blew out all the
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."