Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, his assistant coaches, general manager Mike Mayock and many others showed up to work in Nevada at the team’s brand new, year-round facility this week. At some point, they will be joined by the players. Some of the players already are there, but only the ones that are rehabilitating injuries.
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."