Last week’s impressive showing against the Kansas City Chiefs wasn’t going to mean much in the long run unless the Raiders backed it up with a solid performance against the seemingly playoff-bound Pittsburgh Steelers. The Chiefs game would have been remembered as an aberration. The Raiders did one better than turn in a solid performance
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."