The Raiders reached the midpoint of their season Thursday, and it just so happened to play out in a fashion where it intersected with the low point as a result of a dominant performance by the 49ers in a one-sided victory over their toothless Bay Area rivals. Just when it appeared the Raiders had reached
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."