The bizarre rash of players, coaches and front office executives to retire or resign from the Raiders within the past three weeks started with running backs coach Kirby Wilson. The latest name added to the list is offensive tackle Sam Young. On Wednesday, Young retired abruptly after having spent his final NFL season with 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."