In a perfect world, Connor Cook won’t see the field at all this season. As the Raiders learned two seasons ago, the NFL is far from a perfect world, and quality backup quarterbacks are a tremendous luxury. Heck, the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl last season because backup Nick Foles was able to fill
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."