Long-time Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt suddenly became an unrestricted free agent Friday, with the team granting his desire to be released and free to sign with the team of his choosing. Soon thereafter, there was a report that at least a dozen teams have expressed interest in signing Watt, who is eligible to
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."