In the coming days, the Raiders will find out whether they are the team selected to be on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” summer series. Regardless how that plays out, there’s no denying that the Raiders are chock full of interesting storylines this season. And that’s without having to rehash the controversial trade of star defensive end
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."