While general manager Mike Mayock, interim head coach Rich Bisaccia, quarterback Derek Carr and others wonder about their status with the Raiders beyond this season, kicker Daniel Carlson and punter A.J. Cole received assurance Wednesday that they aren’t going anywhere for awhile. The Raiders signed Carlson and Cole to four-year extensions that tie them to
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."