Entering the season, a strong case could have been made for the Raiders returning from a five-game road trip at 1-6 and shifting their sights toward 2020. Suddenly, anything seems possible and the Raiders are in prime position to not only make the playoffs but to make some noise. The Raiders opened the season with
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."