Toward the end of training camp one year, Raiders coach Lane Kiffin was asked if it was difficult paring players from his roster. Kiffin said it’s only difficult if you have to cut players that you want to keep. Suffice, Kiffin didn’t spend much time worrying about the players the Raiders cut during his two
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."