No one has ever questioned Derek Carr’s arm strength. His toughness has never been in doubt. Ask anyone, and they will espouse his leadership skills. But there have been other things holding him back from becoming a top-tier quarterback. On Sunday, Carr showed a sign of maturity that has been a long time coming. The
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."