Raiders head coach Jon Gruden isn’t one to sugarcoat things, which is one of the things that endeared him to late-owner Al Davis. So, when he says the Raiders have a lot of work to do, that isn’t a throwaway line. The question is, just how much work do the Raiders have to do to
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."