Head coach Jon Gruden is being paid enough money to run the entire Raiders organization. However, he has shown that he is content to stick to what he knows best and let those he hired have a heavy hand in their area of expertise. To that end, Gruden has concentrated on working with quarterback Derek
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."