Unless the Raiders are reassigned to the NFC East between now and the end of the season, their dream of winning a divisional title all but ended Sunday at the hands of a Kansas City Chiefs team that once again reminded the Raiders of how wide the gap is between the two rivals. Twelve penalties,
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."