It’s easy to look good when you have standout defensive ends Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin at your disposal. Yet, Ken Norton Jr. never quite figured out a way to turn the Raiders defense into his version of the dominant Seattle Seahawks unit he helped coach for many years. To that end, Raiders head coach
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."