For years, many of the key figures in the Tuck Game — Raiders owner Al Davis, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and referee Walt Coleman — kept to themselves. Thanks to some recent revelations, what was said and how some people reacted to the controversial call 16 years ago can be dissected and enjoyed. In
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."