Last week we learned that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden finally had met running back Marshawn Lynch for the first time. Today, the nature of their conversation was revealed in a superb story by Sports Illustrated’s S.L. Price. In the lengthy story, Price shares with readers a scene in a San Leandro sports bar called
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."