The Raiders won more than a game when they beat the Chicago Bears in London. They served notice that they are a team on the rise and that it’s not so far-fetched to think of them as a playoff team this season. Yes, folks, somebody said playoffs, though not in a Jim Mora voice. 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."