One of head coach Jon Gruden’s favorite sayings is, “You are what your record says you are.” In the case of the Raiders this season, that means they lose to playoff-bound teams and beat non-playoff teams. The Raiders are a bettor’s dream team, especially this late in the season. Simply look to see if the
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."