Three years into the process, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden still is grinding away, looking for players, plays and schemes that can help his team close the gap on the Kansas City Chiefs. A lot has changed from the Raiders’ perspective, including darn near two roster overhauls, yet the results remain the same. The Raiders
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."