Head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock don’t have to be told that changes need to be made to the Raiders roster. That means some familiar names are on the way out, given all but three primary starters are under contract beyond the 2019 season. As of now, the Raiders have 36 players
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."