In Henry Ruggs III, some see the next Cliff Branch for the Raiders. Opposite Ruggs III at some point, perhaps this season, figures to be Bryan Edwards, who also is being compared to an elite NFL receiver. In Edwards’ case, though, the player that quarterback Derek Carr likens him to remains at the top of
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."