Raiders head coach Jon Gruden had every right to be seeing red after his offense squandered three scoring opportunities inside the Green Bay Packers 5-yard line Sunday. But, this game was always going to be about his team’s defense. To that end, Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther was no match for Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers,
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."