Running back Marshawn Lynch said earlier this week that the Raiders offense was close to busting out and becoming the ‘most explosive’ in the league. He more than did his part Sunday to get the Raiders closer to that title. Lynch rushed for a game-high 130 yards and also caught three passes for 27 yards
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."