With free agency a little more than a month away, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock are mapping out their strategy for how best to use their salary-cap space. That figure is expected to increase in the coming days, with three moves looming. As of now, the Raiders are sitting on
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."