Jon Gruden is in his third year of rebuilding the Raiders. Suffice, his vision of what a Super Bowl-contending roster should look like bears little resemblance to that of ousted general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Jack Del Rio. So much so that, by the time the Raiders kick off the 2020 season in
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."