Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock have addressed all the concerns about the Raiders offense this offseason and succeeded in every area except one. They still aren’t sure whether they have an adequate replacement for departed tight end Jared Cook. Cook posted career-highs in receptions (68), yards (896) and touchdowns (6) last season as he developed
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."