The roster shuffling continues in earnest for the Raiders, as head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock seek the best fits for the team in advance of training camp. To that end, the Raiders signed veteran linebacker Justin Phillips and undrafted offensive tackle Kamaal Seymour. Phillips appeared in four games for the Raiders
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."