In a move that had been expected, the Raiders waived defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes after having reached an injury settlement. That reduces the number of players drafted by former general manager Reggie McKenzie still on the roster to eight. McKenzie presided over the Raiders draft from 2012-17. He still was the general manager last season,
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."