A week after facing the league’s worst defense against the run, the Raiders get an opportunity to see how their burgeoning rushing attack stacks up against the New York Jets and their No. 1 run defense. The Raiders are hovering inside or just outside of the top 10 in rushing yards per game, average yards
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."