Slowly but surely, Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock have addressed the Raiders’ myriad needs this offseason, to the point where few remain. Still, there clearly is work to be done. In the recently concluded draft, Gruden and Mayock snagged a front-line defensive end, an every-down back, a hard-hitting safety and six other players that have
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."