As promised, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock aren’t standing pat in their quest to build a Super Bowl-caliber roster. That includes their quarterback situation. Earlier this month, Gruden and Mayock signed veteran Marcus Mariota ostensibly as incumbent starter Derek Carr’s backup. Carr, no doubt, wondered, “What in the name of
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."