That good pass rusher that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden talks about being so hard to find is 800 miles north, waiting for a team to give him a long-term contract and security. Yet, it seems unlikely that Gruden would overpay for a player that isn’t as talented as Khalil Mack. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported
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."