Eleven players received contracts from the Raiders this week, with seven more players slated to arrive via the draft next month and a handful more as free agency lurches on. For every player added, there’s the potential for someone to lose his starting job, well-defined role or even a spot on the 53-man roster. That’s
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."