Cornerback Nevin Lawson became the 12th prospective Raiders free agent brought back for another go round by head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock. He won’t be the last, but the money is becoming more scarce. Lawson spent the past two seasons with the Raiders and started 14 of the 25 games he
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."