Marquette King, meet Larry Brown. Once you two have become acquainted, shared stories about being unceremoniously canned by Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, Dameane Douglas would like to have a word or two with you, as well. You see, Brown was King before Douglas, who also was King before the Raiders Pro Bowl punter learned
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."