Defensive coordinator Paul Guenther’s Raiders debut has gone over about as well as Kevin Costner’s “Waterworld,” though he has the added burden of trying to convince head coach Jon Gruden and fans that things aren’t as bad as they seem. Imagine how bad things might be if the Raiders weren’t fortunate enough to face a
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."