Head coach Jon Gruden and the Raiders have taken a pounding for trading defensive end Khalil Mack to the Chicago Bears. Rightfully so, too. However, it bears noting that the Raiders pass defense has been pretty darn good so far. What makes the Raiders pass defense even more impressive is the results yielded in spite
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."