Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock have shown in recent years that they aren’t afraid to be part of a massive trade. In fact, they have engineered three of the most-talked-about trades in the past two years. Yet, that doesn’t make them serious players for unhappy New York Jets safety Jamal
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."