Soon after the season ends, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock are going to lock themselves in a room and have a frank discussion about what to do with the defense. Everything will be on the table. That includes defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, who has had two years to validate Gruden’s
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."