This is not Mark Davis’ father’s Raiders. Regardless how many times Mark Davis talks about the importance of carrying on his father’s legacy and staying true to the philosophies espoused by Al Davis for almost 50 years, his actions speak volumes about his desire to forge his own identity. On Saturday, it was reported that
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."