Marshawn Lynch made it through six games and 90 carries before he suffered a groin injury that likely ended his season, and likely his Raiders career. Head coach Jon Gruden suddenly has a viable replacement now that Le’Veon Bell is slated to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason. Bell, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,
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."