In a move that had been expected, Raiders presumptive starting left guard Richie Incognito was suspended for the team’s first two regular-season games for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy. According to an NFL.com report, Incognito was suspended as a result of his actions at a funeral home in Arizona on the heels of his father’s
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."