There’s something to be said for familiarity when it comes to scheming against teams from year to year, especially when it comes to divisional foes. Along those lines, Raiders first-year defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has his work cut out with this year’s schedule. The work began long ago and will continue in earnest once training
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."