Raiders quarterback Derek Carr received a contract extension in 2017 that made him the highest-paid player in league history. Head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock shouldn’t be so quick to make the same kind of commitment this time around. Carr, who turned 30 in late March, has two years remaining on his
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."