Coaches these days don’t care so much about one victory, unless it’s followed up with another one and, perhaps, two or three more. It’s all about “stacking up” victories. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is a firm believer in this mind-set, and he viewed Sunday as a golden opportunity for the Raiders to stack up
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."