The Raiders’ visit with Christian Kirksey failed to yield a contract for the veteran linebacker, so Kirksey took his free-agent tour to Green Bay. But the Raiders’ search for linebacker help remains in high gear. On Thursday it was reported that former Chargers linebacker Kyle Emanuel intends to return to the NFL after a one-year
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."