The Los Angeles Rams were without standout defensive tackle Aaron Donald for all of last season’s offseason workouts, training camp, four exhibition games and the regular-season opener. The Rams did just fine without Donald that one game and, oh, Donald went on to be the league’s Defensive Player of the Year. So much for the
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."