Envisioning the Raiders beating the Kansas City Chiefs or 49ers anytime soon might be tough to do as those teams play for the Super Bowl title, but things change fast in the NFL. There are tried-and-true ways for the Raiders to bring about change even quicker. Chief among them, raid the roster of the 49ers
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."