The last time a Raiders coach returned from London on the heels of a 24-point ass-whipping, owner Mark Davis fired Dennis Allen before he had time to enjoy his first cup of coffee. Current Raiders head coach Jon Gruden isn’t in danger of losing his job because of how much money Davis has invested 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."