A basic mathematical equation reminds everyone that the Raiders remain in playoff contention. But, anyone that has watched this team the past three games realizes that promise has given way to resignation. On Sunday, the Raiders turned a 21-21 game at halftime into a laugher in quick fashion in the second half, as they allowed
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."