Once quarterback Derek Carr’s $19.9 million salary and $100,000 workout bonus for 2019 became guaranteed earlier this month, the odds of him being with the Raiders for a sixth season increased. However, just because the money is guaranteed, it doesn’t mean that Carr will play another down in a silver-and-black uniform. Keeping Carr on 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."