Head coach Jon Gruden pretty much has his 90-man roster set as he continues preparation for a hoped-for mandatory mini-camp and training camp. At the same time, his starting lineup is far from set, In fact, there are six positions up for grabs as the Raiders await word on when they can convene as a
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."