Head coach Jon Gruden and defensive coordinator Paul Guenther targeted cornerback as the primary position that needed an infusion of new faces, more talented players when they joined forces with the Raiders this season. As it turned out, the makeover applied to the entire defense. When the Raiders “host” the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday 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."