Those that have the Raiders projected to take safety Trevon Moehrig in the first round of the upcoming draft were dealt a blow Friday with the news that Jon Gruden brought back veteran safety Karl Joseph. Moehrig is a prototypical free safety, something the Raiders lacked until Friday. Joseph’s primary position is that of strong
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."