One of the fun things about the NFL draft is watching tape of a prospect, reading about a player, hearing about a player’s skillset and exploits, then envisioning that player in the uniform of the team you root for. Or, in the case of RaidersSnakePit.com, the team you cover on a daily basis. By now,
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."