For the second straight week, the Raiders released one of their 2020 first-round draft picks as a result of off-field issues. On Monday, cornerback Damon Arnette was dumped after a video surfaced showing him threatening to kill someone, while waving around a gun. Arnette was on injured-reserve at the time of his release. It was
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."