Wide receiver Henry Ruggs III and cornerback Damon Arnette signed four-year contracts Saturday morning, which gave the Raiders both their first-round draft picks under contract through 2023. Soon thereafter, the remaining five draftees signed their contracts, too. That’s seven fewer things that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has to worry about as he and his
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."