Whether Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock added enough talented players to their roster this offseason remains in question. However, it’s undeniable that they at least accomplished their task of addressing every starting position. The final piece came earlier this week when Gruden and Mayock signed veteran cornerback Casey Hayward, which gives them a proven candidate
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."