Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has no idea what it’s like having defensive end Khalil Mack as the focal point of his scheme. He was forced to scrap the scheme he designed around Mack when head coach Jon Gruden traded Mack a week before the season started. What’s worse, those players Mack left behind in
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."