In a move that no one expected, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden signed veteran tight end Jason Witten on Tuesday. Witten, who turns 38 in early May, spent his first 16 NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, including last season when he returned from a one-year retirement. The curious move poses more questions than answers,
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."