The Raiders and 49ers go head-to-head two times for sure this season, with the potential for a third meeting if they resume their exhibition series and a fourth if both advance to the Super Bowl. The first confrontation comes next Friday. At the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, the 49ers and Raiders will designate representatives
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."