Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock were flush with wads of cash to throw at free agents the past two offseasons. It’s going to take some creativity to get to that position next offseason. The good news for Gruden and Mayock is, they can get to where they want to be
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."