Soon after the Raiders selected running back Josh Jacobs in the first round of the draft in April, a long-time NFL scout broke down Jacobs’ skill-set in great detail for RaidersSnakePit. Through six games, it’s evident that the scout nailed everything about Jacobs, including him being susceptible to injury. The scout watched Jacobs’ games from
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."