Regardless what NFL coaches and players say, they are guilty of marking down certain games as mental victories when the schedule is released each April. The thing they tend to overlook is, those very teams might view the opponent in the same light. This Sunday’s game between the Raiders and Miami Dolphins is a classic
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."