This season quickly turned into a lost one for head coach Jon Gruden and the Raiders, but cornerback Gareon Conley, safety Karl Joseph and a handful of others have found themselves after being part of the overall morass at some point along the way. Gruden had hoped to come away from this season with far
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."