In what amounted to a busy day for the Raiders, head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock capped off things by trading away right guard Gabe Jackson and signing another veteran defensive end. Jackson was shipped to the Seattle Seahawks for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft. The move came the same
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."