The Los Angeles Rams won the NFC West last season before their season ended in abrupt fashion with a playoff loss to the Atlanta Falcons. They wasted little time finding ways to get even better than the team that finished 11-5 and had the look of a serious Super Bowl contender. Rather than take the
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."