Randy Moss’ arrival in Alameda for his introductory news conference as a member of the Raiders was punctuated by a motorcycle police escort. That was the first hint that Moss’ brief stay in Oakland was going to be something that resembled a sideshow. In reality, Moss’ two-year tenure with the Raiders was quite unremarkable and
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."