The Raiders placed linebacker Marquel Lee on injured-reserve Tuesday and signed Dakota Allen to take his place on the 53-man roster. It remains unclear who besides Tahir Whitehead is going to start for the Raiders at linebacker this Sunday, though. Allen was a seventh-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Rams in April. He notched
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."