There Aldon Smith sits, in his own little category on the Raiders team roster page: “Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner.” And, there he will remain, it appears, for as long as the Raiders continue to cling to hope that Smith will conquer his demons and get his off-field life in order. On Sunday, the San Francisco Police Department
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."