For those inclined to take things at face value, the Raiders have the toughest schedule among the league’s 32 teams this season. In reality, the Chiefs’ schedule is far more difficult than that of the Raiders. As a matter of clarification, the Chiefs, Raiders, Los Angeles Chargers and Denver Broncos play 14 games against 11
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."