Most of the shortcomings associated with the Raiders offense this season have been blamed on quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Antonio Brown misbehaving his way off the roster. When it comes to the defense, fingers get pointed in every direction. One thing that is certain, head coach Jon Gruden, defensive coordinator Paul Guenther 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."