As if it wasn’t enough being blown out by the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, the Raiders had the added misery of a 10-hour flight home and the stark realization that their season hangs in the balance if they aren’t able to get all of their key players healthy for the final 10 games. The Raiders
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."