Things are going so well for the Raiders these days that they can win even without playing a game. Such was the case Sunday, when seemingly everything looked rosy through silver-and-black-colored glasses. Most important, the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs managed to lose to the Tennessee Titans and quarterback Ryan Tannehill at Arrowhead Stadium. That
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."