First-year Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther is like many others in the organization in that they are eager to make a strong first impression in the team’s regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night. That suddenly has become much more difficult to achieve. Guenther was hired by first-year Raiders head coach Jon
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."