A day after meeting with defensive linemen Nick Bosa and Quinnen Williams, the Raiders welcomed Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver for a pre-draft visit. They also signed defensive end Alex Barrett and safety Jordan Richards as the roster makeover continues in earnest. All that was enough to offset, at least somewhat, the latest scuttlebutt about
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."