At this time last year, there were a handful of Raiders being lauded for their offseason play and penciled in for key roles for a team believed by many to be on the cusp of a Super Bowl run. Now, those same players are fighting for playing time and even roster spots under new head
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."