Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been reinstated from his suspension and is ready to resume his NFL career, according to an NFL.com report. Burfict was suspended for the remainder of the season last year as a result of his on-field transgressions, the last of which came in a game against the Indianapolis Colts. He ended
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."