It’s no secret that the Raiders have a few of the best players in the league in defensive end Khalil Mack, center Rodney Hudson, guard Kelechi Osemele and, at times, even quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Amari Cooper. It’s also obvious that the Raiders have a dearth of overall talent on their roster, which
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."