Regardless how much Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock liked quarterback Kyler Murray a year ago, they had no way of getting in position to snag him in the NFL draft. They have a clear path to get one of the top three quarterback prospects in this year’s draft, though. It’s
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."