The Raiders are one of seven teams that lost their first two games this season. Two others are winless, as well, though they at least have a tie. Yet, fans shouldn’t despair, for there’s still reason to believe that the Raiders can turn things around, make the playoffs and maybe even hoist another Super Bowl
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."