The Raiders kicked off their 2016 season with an improbable victory over the New Orleans Saints on the road and rode that momentum to the team’s first playoff appearance since the 2002 season. This season, the Raiders get a chance to face the Saints early on once again. This time, though, it’s going to be
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."