To hear New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton tell it, two thirds of the NFL’s teams are wasting their time every season. That no doubt includes the Raiders, though Payton didn’t single them out by name. “I say this in all seriousness,” Payton said, via JoeBucsFan.com, in an interview during the NFL draft. “There’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."