For the second straight day, the Raiders made bolstering their linebacking corps the top priority. This time, it was Cory Littleton paid big money to come in and help transform the glaring weakness of the team’s defense. Littleton, who turns 27 in mid-November, spent his first four NFL seasons with the Los Angeles Rams. It
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."