Saying that it’s time to beat the Kansas City Chiefs or that wanting to beat them is one thing, but Raiders head coach Jon Gruden realizes that such words and thoughts are meaningless without the talent to pull it off. Hence, he has made closing the talent gap on the pace-setting Chiefs a top priority
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."