Well, at least this time Mark Davis and the Raiders waited a couple of weeks or so before they rubbed it in the faces of Bay Area fans down to 14 or so regular-season games before the team bolts Oakland. On Saturday, a billboard of new head coach Jon Gruden surfaced in Las Vegas, towering
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."