Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock have no intention of standing by idly when free agency rolls around in less than a week. They have fat stacks of cash in hand, waiting to be thrown the way of players from other teams. On Friday, Gruden and Mayock padded their coffers by
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."