For those who follow the Raiders, you’re forgiven if you think about Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Rams and shudder at the prospect of seeing wide receiver Brandin Cooks lined up against a question-mark-filled Raiders cornerback corps for the third straight season. It’s also quite natural if you find yourself yelling aloud, “Mama,
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."