When it came to throwing around big-time money last offseason, the Raiders were near the top of the list with their trade for wide receiver Antonio Brown and right offensive tackle Trent Brown. It’s going to cost even more if they want to lure away defensive lineman Chris Jones this offseason. Raiders head coach Jon
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."