Derek Carr can rest easy now. In fact, he can even look forward to next offseason, when he likely won’t have to endure incessant speculation about his job security with the Raiders for the first time since head coach Jon Gruden arrived.. If Gruden was going to make a change at quarterback, this was 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."