The Raiders had difficulty winning games with Marshawn Lynch as their primary running back, and playing at an above-average level. Now they’re going to find out just how hard it is to win games without having Lynch on the field. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Friday that Lynch is expected to miss at least a
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."