Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is fresh a game in which he designed the best offensive game plan of his second tenure. Duplicating such a feat is going to be even more difficult, given Gruden’s game plan for the Chicago Bears will be centered on preventing defensive end Khalil Mack from making much of an
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."