Statistically, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr compares favorably with the four quarterbacks on the remaining teams in the playoffs. For the most part, that is. Yet, when breaking down the play of the five quarterbacks, Carr falls well short of all but one of the signal-callers leading their teams in the AFC and NFC championship games
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."