The Raiders’ biggest investments are in quarterback Derek Carr and their well-regarded offensive line. Carr and the five starting offensive linemen are expected to anchor the offense and set the tone for the rest of the team in terms of stability, consistency and production They did just that Monday night against the Los Angeles Rams,
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."