When the Raiders play the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, it marks the first time that head coach Jon Gruden and defensive coordinator Paul Guenther get an opportunity to game plan for an opponent that they already have faced this season. In the first meeting between the teams, five weeks ago, the Raiders and Chargers
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."