The Baltimore Ravens released veteran safety Earl Thomas on Saturday on the heels of Thomas getting in an altercation with a teammate. Surprisingly, the Raiders have not been linked to having interest in Thomas, which counts as a good thing these days. A year ago, Thomas was a hot commodity after the Seattle Seahawks opted
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."