Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is a master button-pusher. He might curse at one player or playfully jab another in an attempt to get his point across. He saves his favorite delivery system for those that are hardest to reach. Already, Gruden has busted out his tried-and-true method of speaking to a player through the
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."