Being a Raiders fans means being conflicted, as was so aptly summed up Sunday when the despised New England Patriots beat the hated Kansas City Chiefs. The short-term joy of seeing their AFC West rival’s season end was offset by the realization that the Patriots dynasty launched with the Tuck Rule Game win over the
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."