The Raiders have plenty of money to spend in free agency come mid-March, but it’s not going to matter much when it comes to landing big-name players unless head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock strike quick and pay a premium. That’s precisely what Gruden and Mayock did a year ago, when they
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."