If the Raiders make something of this season, Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts is the one that head coach Jon Gruden and others will single out as the turning point, the one that gave them belief. The Raiders had lost back-to-back games, were in the midst of the second of five straight games away
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."