Seconds after the Raiders drafted Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell at No. 4 last Thursday, the criticism poured in, much of it from those unqualified to judge NFL prospects. However, a long-time NFL scout’s list of his top 40 prospects showed that Ferrell was worthy of being picked that high. The scout shared his list
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."