Potential is a wonderful word for an athlete to have attached to his name. That is, until general managers and coaches are out of patience, no longer willing to wait for that potential to manifest itself in production in games. For the Raiders, there are several players on their roster who have been labeled as
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."