The Raiders reportedly have checked into the prospect of acquiring Jacksonville Jaguars standout defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who has asked to be traded. Acquiring Ngakoue would give the Raiders pass rush a tremendous boost. Doing so, though, would come at a hefty price. For one, the Jaguars reportedly want a first-round draft pick in exchange
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."