Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock already have spent about $9 million of their more than $70 million in salary-cap space since the season ended two weeks ago. Not to worry, though, for there’s plenty more where that came from. As of now, the Raiders have approximately $60 million in cap
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."