Citing health and injury concerns, Raiders players said in a statement that they have decided to not participate in voluntary in person workouts this offseason. Prior to the Raiders players making public their stance, players from the Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and
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."