Jon Gruden fired defensive line coach Brentson Buckner on Tuesday and intends to replace him with an old friend, according to NFL Network’s Jim Trotter. Buckner was hired in 2019 and did a commendable job taking a defensive line that had lost ends Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin the previous season and molding it into
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."