Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown reportedly has requested a trade from the only team that he has known as an NFL player, and the Raiders are in prime position to acquire Brown if head coach Jon Gruden is ready to pay the steep price. The Raiders certainly have a need, given Gruden traded 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."