For a team that won only seven games last season, the Raiders have surprisingly few needs as they enter the draft. That gives head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock far more flexibility than they had a year ago, when the Raiders were in dire need of quality and quantity. The list 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."