When a team picks at No. 4 in the NFL draft, it’s a solid bet that the player it picks that high is going to be the marquee selection of the overall class. In the case of the Raiders, defensive end Clelin Ferrell has been outshined and outplayed by several of his draftmates. Through five
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."