At some point, the Raiders losing games in lopsided fashion has to be rationalized by more than bad officiating, falling behind early and a few miscommunications. That time is now. To that end, a lion’s share of the blame for the Raiders being blasted by the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings the past two
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."