Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock struck gold when they used a first-round draft pick on running back Josh Jacobs this past April. It’s a safe bet that they are planning to use one of their two 2020 first-round draft picks on another Alabama player. That player figures to be one
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."