Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock had the fortune of multiple first-round picks in each of the past two drafts, as well as a sizable amount of cash to spend on free agents. That won’t be the case this offseason, as the Raiders have only one first-round pick, and it comes
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."