For three straight seasons, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr knew he was in good hands when it came to his starting wide receivers. This season, however, he has had to wonder who he is throwing to almost on a game-to-game basis. From 2015-17, Carr had the luxury and peace of mind knowing that Amari Cooper and
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."