Outside of center Rodney Hudson, Jon Gruden’s Raiders roster is devoid of legitimate impact players, the kind of players that can be counted upon to make a difference game in, game out and have the potential to change the complexion of a game at any point. Come free agency, Gruden will seek to add as
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."