By this time next week, everyone on the Raiders roster will have reported, met their new coaches and teammates and commenced work toward making the opening-game roster. For some, there is no doubt as to whether they will be in Carolina for a game against the Panthers. In fact, that number is higher than one
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."