As Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has made clear, finding good pass rushers are hard to find in the NFL. Therefore, if he can get a standout one on the cheap, why not? Any team could use free-agent end Jadeveon Clowney, given his ability to shine against the run and wreak havoc in the backfield
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."