For as well as Jon Gruden’s offense has played this season, the Raiders haven’t been able to score more than 24 points in any of their seven games. The Detroit Lions defense is the perfect elixir sure to change things. Five times this season, the Raiders offense scored 24 points — safety Erik Harris returned
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."