As the Raiders’ play improves, it’s tempting to imagine just how much better they would be with an infusion of prospects that could turn weaknesses into strengths and give head coach Jon Gruden more impact players to rely upon from game to game. Soon, we’ll get a chance to see that in action, as Gruden
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."