Few players are as happy as Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, and his state of mind has far more to do with the fact that he finally gets to celebrate a victory this season. Once again, Carr was victimized by early-down interceptions that played a huge part of his team being in position to come from
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."