Before the draft, during the draft or even long afterward, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden always seems willing to wheel and deal. More times than not, he turns to two teams and targets one position. It’s a safe bet that Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock will be at it once again before long, which
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."