Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has had nine years to figure out how he wanted to run a football team again, after earlier stints with the Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nearly eight months in to his second go-round, Gruden has displayed plenty of new wrinkles. Of particular note, Gruden has decided that he
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."