Photo by USA Today With the signing of veteran Lamarcus Joyner and the drafting of Johnathan Abram in the first round, Karl Joseph starting job and long-term security were thrust into doubt. But Joseph isn’t in much danger of going anywhere this season. The deadline for teams to decide whether to exercise the option on
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."