(Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the Las Vegas Raiders releasing Tyrell Williams.) The Raiders had no choice but to bring back wide receiver Tyrell Williams last season because of a provision in his contract that guaranteed his salary. There’s no such restriction this time around. Hence, it’s all but a foregone
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."