When Marquette King watches Ryan Allen punt in the Super Bowl on Sunday, he might just smile, even if deep down he has a deep dislike for the New England Patriots. You see, King can relate to Allen on a deeper level, knowing they share a special bond beyond the position they play. Both entered
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."