For all this talk of “unfinished business” in regard to the return of head coach Jon Gruden, the main order of business will be in building a roster that is as talented and deep as the one he left after the 2001 season. The Raiders were a popular pick to win the Super Bowl this
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."