If Raiders owner Mark Davis had his way, someone other than Derek Carr would be his team’s quarterback. But he only owns the team. It’s head coach Jon Gruden that makes the decisions. Hence, it’s up to Gruden whether Carr returns for a seventh season with the Raiders or he turns over the reins to
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."