At some point, teams are going to take the plunge and spend big to reel in the likes of defensive ends Jadeveon Clowney and Yannick Ngakoue, safety Earl Thomas and cornerback Logan Ryan. For the Raiders to get involved in any such move, it’s going to take a bit of financial-cap creativity. The Raiders currently
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."