Creating more salary-cap space for the Raiders remains a stroke of the pen away, but as they stand right now head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock have used up almost all of the money they had when free agency started Monday. The Raiders had approximately $43.8 million in cap space at the
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."