Jon Gruden lessened more than half of the financial sting of making Antonio Brown the league’s highest-paid wide receiver by agreeing to trade starting left guard Kelechi Osemele to the New York Jets. The move frees up $10.2 million in salary-cap room for the Raiders as they prepare to go shopping in free agency next
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."