By now, it’s evident that new Raiders head coach Jon Gruden envisions an offense that leans heavily upon bruising running back Marshawn Lynch and wide receiver Amari Cooper. Lynch has a long history of being able to carry a sizable workload. The jury is out on Cooper, though Gruden is confident that Cooper has yet
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."