The Raiders said good-bye to one defensive back, brought back another and welcomed in a third defensive back for a visit in what amounted to a busy Monday for a team in the midst of yet another defensive makeover. Defensive back Lamarcus Joyner is set to be released by the Raiders, according to NFL Network’s
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."