With Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock just about out of salary-cap space and the top-tier free agents in short supply, the next chance at addressing the Raiders’ remaining needs comes in the draft. Gruden and Mayock were quite active the past week, having signed or re-signed 15 players. Yet, two glaring needs have yet to
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."