For those who envision the Raiders winning the Super Bowl this season, know one thing: the team you see in the regular-season opener won’t be the same one on the field in Atlanta on Feb. 3, 2019. Few teams understand this as well as the Philadelphia Eagles, the reigning Super Bowl champions. The Eagles defeated
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."