The Raiders setting their sights on a Super Bowl is an admirable goal but they aren’t going anywhere until they figure out how to unseat the Kansas City Chiefs as the undisputed kings of the AFC West. Kudos to head coach Jon Gruden for recognizing and embracing the daunting challenge of closing the considerable talent
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."