Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the Raiders and other teams Monday informing them that head coaches and general managers are to operate from the confines of their own homes during the upcoming draft. That means that head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock will be forced to do their huddling virtually
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."