The recent signing of veteran defensive tackle Gerald McCoy shows that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden still can’t quite resist the urge to sign a once-dominant player in hopes of squeezing out one or two more productive seasons. Just to be sure, Gruden followed up the McCoy signing by working out standout linebacker K.J. Wright,
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."