Jon Gruden has said innumerable times that there’s a lot of work to do and that the Raiders have a long way to go before they are where he wants them to be. No one is arguing, based upon what has transpired this season. But he has seen enough to have a fair idea about
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."