Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock have done a nice job in surrounding quarterback Derek Carr with better wide receivers than he had to work with last season and adding running back Isaiah Crowell to the backfield mix. But, to get Carr back to the level he displayed in 2016, it’s going to take more than
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."