The Raiders added seven players via the draft the past three days. Here is a thumbnail sketch of how things played out and what head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock can expect from this draft class. Round 1 (No. 12 overall): Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III. Comment: The Raiders selected the
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."