Were it not for left offensive tackle Kolton Miller, Jon Gruden’s 2018 draft class would be considered an almost complete bust. On Thursday, Gruden cut defensive end Arden Key and defensive tackle Maurice Hurst Jr., third- and fifth-round picks, respectively. That leaves only Miller, offensive tackle Brandon Parker and wide receiver Marcell Ateman as the
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."