Being selected to the Pro Bowl doesn’t carry anywhere near the prestige that it once did, given the format has changed and many players end up being picked only because an original selection backed out because of injury, the fact they are still playing in the postseason or a lack of interest. But that doesn’t
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."