Former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden wasn’t shy about cutting ties with players once his patience level had reached a certain point. Players are about to find out just how patient general manager Mike Mayock is in regard to their development. Teams have until Tuesday afternoon to decide whether to offload or acquire players. Once
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."