Each week, RaidersSnakePit will break down game tape from the previous Raiders game and dole out position-by-position grades. Here is the latest installment, one day after the Raiders were blasted by the Minnesota Vikings 34-14 on the road: QUARTERBACK: Derek Carr completed a high percentage of his passes and his stats looked impressive. However, he
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."