Less than two weeks ago, the Raiders were fresh from a season-opening victory against the Denver Broncos, filled with confidence and eager to show the rest of the league what they had built this offseason. That seems so long ago now, thanks to humiliating defeats to the Kansas City Chiefs last Sunday and to the
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."