Not much has veered off script or done much to tarnish the luster from head coach Jon Gruden’s second stint with the Raiders. That might be about to change. In a big way. Cornerback Gareon Conley and offensive tackle Donlad Penn are back on the field, running back Marshawn Lynch is fully committed and no
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."