The Raiders have won the games they were expected to win, lost the ones they should have and prevailed in some considered toss-ups. But there’s one thing they have yet to accomplish this season, though it’s primed to happen against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Raiders still haven’t blown out another team, enjoyed a stress-free victory.
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."