The Raiders already are down one home game this season, as a result of an agreement with the league that calls for the Raiders to play one of eight regular-season games in a foreign country. Imagine the consternation among owner Mark Davis and other front-office employees in Alameda over the prospect of their home-opener being
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."